Balmain's creative director Olivier Rousteing's dream of working with Rihanna finally came true when then pop star was recently revealed as the face of the famed French fashion house.
Now in a set of behnd-the-scenes videos documenting the making of the spring/summer 2014 campaign, we get a closer look into Olivier and RiRi's sartorial love affair. The 27-year-old designer confessed that the entire collection was created around the "Diamonds" singer's awesomeness. Now that's power!
Beyond their friendship, Olivier considers Rihanna a "new icon" and says her strength, beauty and ability to mix fashion with music was what sealed the deal and captured his heart.
And the feeling is mutual.
"Everything we have done together has been amazing," RiRi says in one of the clips. "Now we get to shoot Balmain, which is freaking epic! Balmain has been a friend that I've loved for so long and now, to actually get to work with him... it's brilliant!"
Check out the videos below!
Rihanna's journey to style star is pretty epic...