Rihanna: My Haircut Transformed My Style

03/16/2011 at 03:30 PM ET

Rihanna on Her Body, Style, Hair
Courtesy Vogue

Rihanna‘s hair isn’t the only thing that’s red-hot these days: the star is bigger than ever, from her Grammy wins to her ad campaigns to her new fragrance. And now, she’s opening up in April’s Vogue about becoming a style icon — and learning to love herself in the process. Fashion, she says, has “become more about taking a risk. When I am putting looks together, I dare myself to make something work.” Key in her style evolution was her major hair chop a few years ago, which she says transformed her look: “When I cut my hair, the whole sound changed, my style changed.” Another recent realization for the pop star? Coming to terms with her figure. “Over the holidays … I realized that I actually like my body, even if it’s not perfect according to the book. I just feel sexy,” she says. “For the first time, I don’t want to get rid of the curves. My body is comfortable, and it’s not unhealthy, so I’m going to rock with it.” Tell us: Are you a fan of Rihanna’s style? –Alex Apatoff

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Daniel on

She looks very healthy and sexy, I’m happy she’s okay with herself and I love her fashion sense! she’s an inspiration for me, on of my many…:)

Stella Bella-ATL on

I think Rhi-Rhi-Rocks at whatever she does!!! Live life chica!!! More women should embrace their curves, when the curves are proportioned-it looks HOTT!!!

roberto on

She is a true style icon I cannot wait to pick up this issue

Amanda on

I actually can’t stand her music, voice, or style. I think it’s trying way too hard to be edgy. Different strokes for different folks I guess. However, she is a beautiful woman who has an awesome body! Good for her for realizing that.

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I like the style of Rihanna, though she is black but she is pretty looking

Rihannafan on

Rihanna always looks coooll…. I really love it :)
Thanks for it

Christina on

Rihanna’s hair was looks cool. And she was an amazing singer. I’m a fan of her. Thanks for the post.

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