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'i-D' Magazine Taps Rihanna to Co-Curate Its 40th Anniversary Issue Dubbed "Rihannazine"

Featuring 43 leading women handpicked by the superstar.

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'i-D' Magazine Taps Rihanna to Co-Curate Its 40th Anniversary Issue Dubbed "Rihannazine"

Featuring 43 leading women handpicked by the superstar.

In celebration of i-Ds 40th anniversary, the magazine has collaborated with singer and business mogul, Rihanna, on its limited-edition zine. Titled “Rihannazine,” the print issue features 43 talented, inspiring women across the fields of fashion, art, activism and culture handpicked by the global superstar herself.

Shot by world-renowned photographer Mario Sorrenti, “Rihannazine” features familiar faces including BFA’s 2019 Model of the Year Adut Akech, model and founder of Gurls TalkAdwoa Aboah, Anok Yai, Bella Hadid, Gigi Hadid, model and body advocate Paloma Elsesser and Ugbad Abdi. Rising actress and star of HBO’s Euphoria, Alexa Demie has also been chosen to be featured in this issue, as well as choreographer, director and artist Parris Goebel. Additionally, the 144-page zine spotlights Martin Luther King Jr.’s granddaughter, Yolanda Renee King, along with activist and founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke.

“For me, this very special issue of i-D represents change and culture,” said Rihanna. “It is dedicated to some of the people who are progressively reshaping the communities across fashion, music, art, and activism – creating a more inclusive and diverse future.” Alastair McKimm, Editor-in-Chief of i-D adds:

“Reaching this milestone deserved something monumental. Something we’ve never done before in our 40 year history. And who better to collaborate with on this special edition than the woman who embodies charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent? A woman who is a voice for change, inclusivity, authenticity, diversity and female empowerment. Working with Rihanna we handpicked the people featured in this project for many different reasons; they may all represent different things but what unites them is that everyone featured in these pages is incredibly inspirational. They are artists, writers, activists, musicians and women on the front lines of the fashion industry demanding change.”

In addition to the 5,000 copies set to globally release on January 27, i-D has also produced a series of videos featuring Gigi Hadid, Alexa Demie, Kelela, Lena Waithe and a host of contributors answering questions from Rihanna which will be rolling out on the publication’s digital platforms every day this week.

You can now pre-order your own copy online and view the digital issue on i-D’s website. While we’re on the topic of Rihanna, don’t forget to check out the Savage X Fenty Valentine’s Day collection here.

 

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It goes one by one even two by two… ?⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Presenting the back cover of ‘rihannazine’, a celebration of Rihanna’s ceaseless reign on the worlds of fashion, beauty and music, and i-D’s 40th anniversary, co-curated by @badgalriri herself.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Hit the link in bio to preorder #rihannazine exclusively at i-Dstore.co⁣⁣⁣ ?⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ [i-D SPECIAL EDITION 01 2020]⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ .⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ .⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Photography @mario_sorrenti⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Editor-In-Chief & styling @alastairmckimm⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Creative Director @lauragenninger @studio191ny⁣ Casting director @samuel_ellis⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Hair creative director @yusefhairnyc⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Hair @naphiisbeautifulhair⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Make-up Kanako Takase⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ @badgalriri wears @fenty⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ #Rihanna #Fenty⁣⁣⁣ ⁣

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? HI @badgalriri! ?⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ To kick off the new decade and our 40th anniversary year, i-D and the global icon that is Rihanna have collaborated on a special, limited edition issue – titled ‘rihannazine’.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ This visually-driven project is a celebration of incredible people, handpicked by Ri and i-D for their inspirational and progressive impact across culture, art, fashion and activism.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Stay tuned throughout the week as Rihanna takes over the i-D Instagram page, interviewing those leading the charge for change in⁣ 2020.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Hit the link in bio to preorder #rihannazine exclusively at i-Dstore.co⁣⁣⁣ ?⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ [i-D SPECIAL EDITION 01 2020]⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ .⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ .⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Photography @mario_sorrenti⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Editor-In-Chief & styling @alastairmckimm⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Creative Director @lauragenninger @studio191ny⁣⁣ Casting director @samuel_ellis⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Hair creative director @yusefhairnyc⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Hair @naphiisbeautifulhair⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Make-up Kanako Takase⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Nail technician @jennynails at @clmagency using CHANEL Les Vernis and CHANEL La Crème Main.⁣ Set design @emmaroachstudio at @streetersagency.⁣ Full credits on i-D.co⁣⁣ @badgalriri wears @fenty⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ #Rihanna #Fenty⁣⁣⁣

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