Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Rihanna Is Producing a British "Project Runway"

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Image via Getty

She's been on the cover of Vogue, she's the face of Armani Jeans, there are about a dozen rumored capsule lines she's supposed to be designing, so it's not super shocking that Rihanna is taking on the next fashion frontier. Telly, as the Brits say, is Rihanna's latest venture.

A press release from Sky Living, a UK television channel, has announced that the singer will be the executive producer of a Project Runway-like reality series, in which the winner of the design contest will create the outfit for Rihanna’s upcoming Wireless in Hyde Park performance later this year. And since Rihanna has proved herself willing to wear just about anything on stage, we're anticipating some seriously inventive looks.

Though RiRi's role in the show will be more behind the scenes than in front of the camera, she will be taking "an active role" in casting, while Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts will fill the Heidi Klum hosting role. The show will air on Sky Living some time this summer.

· Rihanna To Produce UK Fashion Competition [Elle UK]
· All Rihanna coverage [Racked]