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Rihanna Taps Into Her Wild Side For W Magazine's September Issue

08/11/2014 09:03 am ET | Updated Aug 11, 2014

As far as we're concerned, Rihanna is officially the only girl in the world. When it comes to September issues, anyway.

The 'World's Wildest Style Icon' is W Magazine's September cover star, and she looks just as wild as we expected. The 26-year-old stuns in a Donna Karan New York dress, Ashley Lloyd headdress, Amrapali ruby and diamond ear cuffs, Meadowlark septum ring and a Stephen Dweck sterling silver and pyrite necklace. Oh, and a whole bunch of awesome face makeup.

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But if you think all she did for the glossy was strut her (fabulous) stuff, think again. "Rihanna came [to the shoot] with her own mental mood board, channeling the power of Grace Jones and the sophistication of Josephine Baker," writes editor-in-chief Stefano Tonchi.

Inside the mag, Ri looks a bit less tame -- but equally as fierce-- in Balmain posing alongside iconic supermodels Naomi Campbell and Iman.

If you needed any further proof that she has staying power in the fashion industry, this is it.

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Check out the entire shoot here as well as the spread with Campbell and Iman here.

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