Rihanna and Dior Release New Sunglass Collection

Fashion

May 30, 2016 | BY AFP

Available in June, the Rihanna collection has been designed by the Dior brand ambassador.

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Rihanna has collaborated with Dior on a range of sunglasses reports WWD. The collection, simply called Rihanna, has been designed by the singer as part of her role as brand ambassador for Dior.

It is her first design project with the house, and the first for a brand ambassador, a role previously filled by Charlize Theron, Marion Cotillard, Natalie Portman and Jennifer Lawrence.

The range will include one sunglass frame in six variations, with silver, pink, blue, green and red colourways, as well as a deluxe 24-karat gold-plated version.

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Rihanna has named La Forge from Star Trek as the inspiration behind the frame, saying “I've always been obsessed with his eyewear, and when I got to Dior and saw all the materials I could play with, it all just came together.” Dior's eyewear designer, Mathieu Jamin adds that the Rihanna frames are “really strong and something we don't have in the collection, so it's unique.”


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The Rihanna sunglass collection will launch early June and be sold exclusively at Dior stores.

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