NEW YORK, New York — Rihanna continues to establish her legacy as a fashion icon and philanthropist following her New York Fashion Week runway show of her Savage x Fenty lingerie line — and her fourth annual Diamond Ball, benefiting her Clara Lionel foundation.
At her Fashion Week runway show on Wednesday, Rihanna celebrated “Womanhood” as she described it to Vogue, using an elaborate production with dancers, runway choreography, and a diverse line-up of models representing a variety of colors and sizes — including two pregnant models.
— Complex (@Complex) 13 september 2018
On Thursday, at the fourth Annual Diamond Ball, hosted by Issa Rae along with a performance from Childish Gambino, brought out stars including, A$AP Rocky, Normani, Gucci Mane, Meek Mill Trevor Noah, Odell Beckham Jr., Brian Tyree Henry,and Paris Hilton.
Other attendees included Teyana Taylor, La La Anthony, Fabolous, Gayle King, Nipsey Hussle, Skylar Diggins, Justine Skye and DJ Mustard, who performed after Gambino.
Rihanna wore a lace catsuit and full skirt from Alexis Mabille and Jimmy Choo sandals — as she was the last person to walk the red carpet.
Seth Meyers showed up to help with the live auction, which raised more than $1 million.
The Clara Lionel Foundation, has set a goal to raise $25 million for an emergency response fund by next year’s Diamond Ball.
Hugh Evans, the CEO of Global Citizen, received the 2018 Diamond Ball Award.
There are no words to describe how grateful we for an unforgettable fourth #DiamondBall. Thank you to all our partners and friends for making it possible for us to support education and emergency response programs around the world.❤️ pic.twitter.com/8KNrk9g786
— Clara Lionel Fdn (@ClaraLionelFdn) 15 september 2018
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