‘Take a Bow’ for Rihanna

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  • There's always a degree of buzz backstage (excluding one show, which shall remain nameless, where the designer had a full on meltdown declaring everything, including his clothes, a pile of s****!).

    But add a Barbadian superstar into the mix and you have full on bedlam. Cue River Island’s first ever collaboration with the delectable Rihanna and THE hot ticket of the week. Despite our names being on not one, but two lists (thanks to MAC, and Bumble and Bumble who were on hair and make-up), gaining entry was akin to storming the Pentagon and once ensconced it was no different.

    However, in between talking to the lovely Johnnie Sapong for Bumble and Bumble I managed to sneak a pic of RiRi as she did the rounds backstage and subsequently sending our hearts a flutter (spot the minuscule figure in the background wearing the baseball cap if you can!). But back to the task in hand; hair was all about treating each girl as an individual (and individual they were), with flashes of subtle colour whilst make-up was all about MAC’s Ruby Woo lipstick. And that’s a rap.

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