Rihanna for River Island A/W 13

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River Island have just announced the continuation of their collaboration with Global superstar and Fashion Icon Rihanna with the release of the Autumn Winter 13 campaign.

The Campaign shot by Lachlan Bailey, styled by Mel Ottenberg, and directed by Rihanna herself, stars some of the newest crop of fashion supermodels; Ji Hye Park, Nayasha Kusakina, Milou Van Grossen and Tati Cotliar.

Hair by Esther Langham and Yusef Williams, Rihanna’s own personal hair stylist and make up by Gucci Westman.

All behind the scenes photography taken by Melissa Forde.

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The 80-piece collection incorporates a mix of urban sports lux with sophisticated chic. With a strong emphasis on clean yet glamorous dressing and a nod to streamlined sportswear.

Metallic, tartan, camouflage, floral, stripes, denim leathers and other high shine fabrics like vinyl and wet look are used cohesively. Soft jersey maxi’s, leather bra tops, bomber jackets, camouflage over the knee boots, mesh dresses, beanies, cropped hoodies and underwear with a carefully put together colour palette balance the contrast of hard and soft in the range.

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The autumn collection goes on sale on 12th of September. It consists of the more sportier elements of the collection, whilst the winter collection out in November, consists of the more glamorous elements of the range, just in time for the party season. Both ranges will be sold in selected River Island stores globally and online.  As with SS13 both collections will also be sold exclusively in the United States and Japan at Opening Ceremony.

Will you be getting your hands on some RiRi for River Island this Autumn?

Avril xXx

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