Rihanna talks fashion, motherhood as she approaches childbirth
Timing isn’t Rihanna’s forte, and that goes for the pregnancy she shares with the world as well.
“Planning? I wouldn’t say planning,” she told Vogue of her upcoming motherhood. “But definitely no planning against that. Was just there in the test.
Now in her third trimester, the music star and fashion and beauty mogul hasn’t exactly been hiding under a maternity tent since she and boyfriend A$AP Rocky announced they were expecting in late January. via a winter photo shoot on the streets of New York. She has since toured fashion week in Milan and Paris wearing a belly-carrying couture range.
If it’s not something she would have worn before pregnancy, Rihanna said, it’s not something on her list now.
“My body is doing amazing things right now, and I’m not going to be ashamed of it,” she said. “This time it should be festive. Because why should you hide your pregnancy?
The cover interview, which will be released on Tuesday, shows Rihanna, 34, in a red lace Alaïa bodysuit and long gloves. It’s just one of the many rule-breaking designer looks she’s wearing to celebrate her bump.
So how does she feel about the next part, where she gives birth and maybe planning comes into play?
Rihanna wants all of her closest relatives to be in the room, but that seems unlikely under COVID-19 rules. She hasn’t revealed where she’ll be heading for labor and delivery – or when she’s due for that matter.
“Maybe I’ll just have a party bus parked outside or something,” she said. And what scares him the most? “Postpartum depression. Will I feel out of control emotionally? It’s the stories I hear from other women that scare me.