Ellen Von UnwerthEarlier this week, Rihanna officially landed an endorsement with Dior, which made her the first black woman to represent the famed French fashion house. While promoting her animated film, Home, the singer revealed why the campaign is such a big deal.
“It feels fantastic,” the singer said in an interview with MTV News. “It is such a big deal for me, for my culture, for a lot of young girls of any color, I think, to be acknowledged by Dior.”
The singer, who will appear in an upcoming print campaign for the fashion house, adds, “It means a lot as a woman to feel beautiful to feel elegant and timeless.”
Rihanna follows current representative Charlize Theron in the campaign, which will see Rihanna appear in the fourth episode of Dior’s Secret Garden film, due out later this spring.
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