"I've been wanting to design my own collection for some time," Rihanna said in a statement released this afternoon. "River Island is the perfect partner for me to collaborate with and working with a British, family-run business also really appealed to me."
"I find London really inspiring and River Island loves to have fun with clothes. I'm looking forward to working with them and creating something really special," she added.
Well if the collection is anything like her on-stage costumes, then 'really special' it will be...
The Rihanna for River Island collection is due to hit stores in Spring 2013. We're predicting stampedes.
Whet your appetite by browsing Rihanna's style evolution below: