Robyn Rihanna Fenty, Born in St. Micheals Barbados, she moved to the Untied States at 16 to begin her life in the music industry. Her album 'Music in the Sun' was released in 2005. From an unknown Barbados girl to an international celebrity Rihanna's fashion has grown dramatically as well as her music. The Barbadian princess has morphed from a stone-washed-denim-skirt and long weave wearing teenager to a high fashion diva with a punk edge. New York Magazine dubbed Rihanna's fashion as obvious cookie cutter in 2005, now March 2011 American Chronicle writer Arturo Tora termed her "Rihannacence women." During her 'Good Girl Gone Bad' Rihanna took on a more sexual appearance. The Times compared her to Janet Jackson, He described her outfits to resemble those of Ann Summers couture in tight high boots and a few scraps of PVC.

In December 2008, Gucci was eager to sign with Rihanna for their 'Tattoo Heart Collection" a special edition line. Rhianna is the scene in a tiny bodysuit and wearing an oversized white Gucci purse. 

Jay-Z and Rihanna collaborated in a perfume 'Reb'l Fleur' in 2011. 

Rihanna's song ' California King Bed ' was featured in a Nivea "100 Years of Skin Care" commercial.

Rihanna's idol is Madonna 
 "I think that Madonna was a great inspiration for me, especially on my earlier work. If I had to examine her evolution through time, I think she reinvented her clothing style and music with success every single time. And at the same time remained a real force in entertainment in the whole world" -Rihanna

Also Mariah Carey
"I looked up to Mariah a lot and I still do. I admire her as an artist, and to [compete with her] was a moment I will never forget for the rest of my life. Of Janet Jackson, Rihanna has commented that she was one of the first female pop icons that I could relate to ... She was so vibrant, she had so much energy. She still has power. I’ve seen her on stage, and she can stand there for 20 minutes and have the whole arena scream at her." -Rihanna 

On November 19, 2008, Rihanna was enlisted by Gucci's Frida Giannini along with Madonna to light the United Nations Children's Fund Christmas snowflake in New York City at the Grand Army Plaza. In 2008, she became the global representative and the face of the 4th annual Gucci Campaign to Benefit United Nations Children's Fund. The campaign aimed to raise funds for children in Africa through the sale of its Tattoo Heart collection of bags, which launched worldwide on November 19, 2008. Rihanna has been a part of many benefits concerts to help raise money for various illnesses, such as cancer for Hope Rocks. Rihanna performed on January 20, 2009, at the Recording Industry Association of America's Presidential Inauguration Charity Ball to raise money for the world largest anti-hunger organization. On April 2, 2009, Rihanna visited the NYU Medical Center to help look for another bone marrow donor for a young girl named Jasmina Anema.  Rihanna honored Anema's best friend, Isabella, for her efforts for trying to save her best friend at a DKMS Gala on May 7, 2009. Jasmina Anema eventually received her transplant on June 11, 2009, but died on January 27, 2010. In September 2009, Rihanna performed at Jay-Z's "Answer the Call" concert, which paid tribute to the police officers and firefighters who died on the September 11th attacks In February 2011, Rihanna was scheduled to perform at a charity concert for the Women's Cancer Research Fund, but was forced to pull out at the last minute, due to bronchitis

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