Balmain Replaces Rihanna

Looks like R&B star turned fashionista Rihanna has reason to be upset as  french fashion house Balmain has decided to replace the fashion icon in their upcoming campaign.

Rihanna Bahlmain Campaign
Rihanna Bahlmain Campaign

 

Rihanna was actually named the face for Balmain which she was modeling for their Spring/Summer ad campaign back in December of last year. Even though Rihanna wont appear in the campaign , she is being replaced by British models  Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn.

Cara Delevigne & Jourdan Dunn
Cara Delevigne & Jourdan Dunn

Recently Balmain’s designer Olivier Rousteing announced to Instagram followers that the new campaign would feature “different girls” with “different backgrounds”. 

Rihanna CFDA Awards Dress
Rihanna CFDA Awards Dress

Just recently Rihanna was awarded  the CFDA Fashion Icon Award and has been the face for campaigns including Armani and Mac just to name a few.

Tell us why you think Balmain designers decided to replace Rihanna for the upcoming campaign, could it be her raunchy style or free spirited personality. Let us know.

 

Butch Banks

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