Rihanna to Host Reality Fashion TV Show
PEOPLE has confirmed that the singer has signed on to executive produce a new fashion series for the U.K.’s Sky Living channel, airing this summer.
“Synonymous with cutting-edge style, [Rihanna] is searching Britain for the next generation of raw, undiscovered designer talent,” the network says on its official website. “The show will recognize the increasing influence pop stars have on mainstream trends.”
Alongside Girls Aloud star Nicola Roberts (whom RiRi reportedly hand selected for the role), the show will challenge contestants to create looks for a series of famous faces. In fact, final task involves designing a one-of-a-kind outfit for Rihanna to wear during a summer 2012 performance in London’s Hyde Park.
“I have been very fortunate to work with some truly amazing designers and stylists throughout my career,” Rihanna says in the release. “I am excited to follow the journey of our aspiring contestants and see how their individuality influences their efforts during the course of the show.”