Because she has put in the hours of work, work, work, and more hours of work, the singer, designer, and melting pot of multi-hyphenates has become a fashion icon simply by being herself.

Since dominating the noughties with her baggy jeans and crop-top ensembles, Rihanna’s style trajectory has been one for the record books.

Her ability to identify cult designers before they become mainstream, as well as her ability to predict fashion trends, have solidified her icon status and enabled her to build her own fashion empire, known as Fenty.

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