Rihanna Turned Fashion Designer

Rihanna and co-designer Adam Selman have been working together to create a collection for River Island.

Vogue.com posted a video featuring Rihanna and some sketches and pieces of her collection.  The “Diamonds” singer dishes on her love of fashion and how she gets inspired.

“I have wanted to design my own fashion label for a very long time,” Rihanna says in the video. “This has been something I wanted to do ever since I started loving fashion. Every time I saw something on a rack there was something I wanted to do to change it and so I thought that the only way I could do that is by designing the perfect thing for me.”

Rihanna is seen as a fashion icon.  This collaboration was meant to be.  Those wanting to sink their nails into the creations will have to until March, but her line includes everything from swimwear to T-shirts and dresses to jumpsuits.

Designer-singer collaborations seem to becoming more common.  Justin Timberlake has teamed up with Tom Ford.  Kanye West has a fashion line. 

Needless to say, Rihanna’s fans will be excited to be able to own something she created.  Her edgy style has been noticed over the year placing her as a style icon.  Rihanna’s collection for River Island is sure to be a hit.

To see the video click the link below:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/fashion/video/2013/jan/29/rihanna-river-island-video

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First Day Jitters

            The first day of college classes is nothing to fear, especially if you’re transferring from another school.  Transfer students already know the basic format of a typical college class.  The only difference is that classes are being taken at a different school with unpredictable professors.

The first thing to find is the actual classroom.  All campuses are setup differently and Le Moyne is no exception.  For example, the first floor of Grewen in not the same as the ground floor.  When someone enters Grewen Hall from the main entrance it is the second floor not the first.  Making sure you are on the right floor is vital.  After that, finding the classroom is easy, just follow the numbers.

Once the student finds the classroom, then it is important to make sure you are in the right class.  Asking someone else in the room, “What class is this,” Is not an embarrassing question to ask.  It allows you to know that you are in the right class and now you have net someone new.  That’s what college is about, meeting new people. 

Depending on the professor the first day is either the most boring day or the most stressful.  Most professors will go through the syllabus and expectations of the class.  Some will start the class right away.  One class started teaching the material in the last fifteen minutes of the first class.  Getting right into the material after a long break can put the students back in to the school groove. 

A last minute tip is to always be prepared on the first day a pen, paper, and the text will do.