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You have to check out this Rihanna x Chopard collaboration collection

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You have to check out this Rihanna x Chopard collaboration collection
Baby, this is the jewellery collab collection you came for

The multi-hyphenate we all know as a singer-songwriter, fashion designer and the occasional actress, Rihanna now adds jewellery designer to her list as she joins forces with Chopard on an haute joaillerie capsule collection that channels her personal style. Keen-eyed fans of the megastar might say they saw this one coming — or have even daydreamed a collab between Rihanna and the maison in their fan musings — as the celeb has been known to frequent Chopard during her red carpet calls for the past few years. A natural progression from there, the Rihanna Loves Chopard collection is exactly the project for both partners to combine their creativity and passion.

Rihanna Loves Chopard jewellery collection

Co-designing two lines for the collaboration, one for fine jewellery and another for haute joaillerie, Rihanna worked closely together with co-president and creative director Caroline Scheufele to translate her bold, unconventional style into the pieces. Says Scheufele, "Rihanna and I collaborated closely on the collections so you can feel her unstoppable energy, strong creativity, and inherent sense of design in every piece. With her unique style, she redefines the way people see and wear jewelry."

Rihanna Loves Chopard jewellery collection

Inspired by her vibrant island roots, expect glittering interpretations of Barbados' lush gardens and the vivacity of Carnival with pieces such as a pair of multi-coloured floral chandelier earrings (which Rihanna sneakily debuted at the 2017 Grammy Awards), a marquise-cut diamond solitaire ring and transformable diamond earrings. And while these creations are exquisitely dazzling, the star steers the ship in another direction for the limited edition joaillerie collection, crafting a look of urban modernism with minimalist geometry and sharp, clean lines. Designs include a necklace of linear rectangular motifs that links rose gold cubes with solid ceramic blocks — architecture adopted from Chopard's classic Ice Cube shape and now infused with Rihanna's unique sense of self. Set to launch alongside the 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival (arguably one of the most glamourous red carpet events) where Chopard will commemorate 20 years as the festival's official partner, the Rihanna Loves Chopard collections are the ones we all came for.

The Rihanna x Chopard Haute Joaillerie and Joaillerie collections will launch in June, with pre-orders available now at Chopard boutiques and online.

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