Rihanna was honored on the British Fashion Awards by none aside from Janet Jackson! Not solely did the 2 legends stand on a stage collectively (their first time ever doing so), they even posed for a heartwarming picture.
Can Rihanna, 31, squeeze in a collaboration with Janet Jackson, 53, on her forthcoming album? That’s what many followers gave the impression to be questioning after seeing a photograph of the 2 icons huddling shut for a candy picture, which you'll be able to see right here, on the British Fashion Awards in London’s Royal Albert Corridor on Dec. 2! Janet shared the black-and-white picture to her Instagram later that night time, writing, “Congratulations 🖤.” Congratulations have been actually to ensure that RiRi, whose new Fenty label gained the British Fashion Council’s prestigious City Luxe award for redefining “new luxe” and “elevating ‘informal’ to excessive finish and directional style,” based on The Fashion Awards’ web site.
Janet didn’t must concern her “congratulations” on-line and even backstage, nonetheless. The pop legend herself introduced the award to Rihanna, which led the women to share a serious stage collectively for the primary time ever! “You’re beloved on your type, you’re revered as an artist, entrepreneur and for the primary black lady to begin a model with LVMH,” Janet stated on the mic, based on our sister web site Girls’s Put on Each day. This previous Might, it was an enormous deal for Rihanna to associate with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, a luxurious conglomerate that additionally owns traditional energy homes like CELINE, Fendi, Christian Dior and Givenchy. Rihanna shouldn't be solely the primary black lady to spearhead a model below the world’s largest luxurious group, however she’s additionally the primary lady ever to boast such an accomplishment!
In fact, Rihanna accepted her award in an authentic Fenty ensemble — a satin mini costume in mint inexperienced, mesh elbow gloves and a coat in the identical materials. Janet, in the meantime, stayed heat in a fuzzy black coat and butterfly-adorned knitted hat. However followers weren’t paying a lot consideration to their garments — as a substitute, they have been extra centered on the legends’ vocals! “OMG!! the 2 of you is EVERYTHING !!! Duet pls, set the music on 🔥🔥🔥,” one fan commented below Janet’s picture, and one other wrote, “Please do a collaboration love u each.” A third fan begged “COLLAB PLZ,” echoing all the opposite followers who left the identical request below Janet’s put up.
As for when Rihanna will launch new music — collabs or no collabs — that date has but to be introduced. The multi-hyphenate admitted that she’s “engaged on that ish referred to as Steadiness” in a Nov. 13 Instagram put up, since she’s additionally managing her Savage X Fenty lingerie model and her Fenty Magnificence firm.