Rihanna’s Look for Essence Magazine’s Latest Issue Has That Stop and Stare Effect


The stunning Bad Gal RiRi, Rihanna shines on the cover for January-February issue of Essence magazine 2021’s issue, in a series of original photographic collages and 12-page portfolio entitled, “Of Earth & Sky.”

For her latest shoot for Essence in photos captured by visionary multimedia artist Lorna Simpson. Rihanna smoulders as she rocks a towering crystal headpiece. In another image, she modelled a massive black headpiece with a matching bra and mini skirt. The award-winning music star and beauty mogul called Lorna ‘a legend’ and told Essence she initially hesitated to ask to work with her as ‘honestly, I just didn’t think I could get her.’

“The striking visuals channel iconic black magazine spreads with an ethereal Rihanna,” Essence wrote on Instagram. “On newsstands January 19th”.

Read excerpts from the collaboration on www.essence.com