Social Media Roundup: Rihanna On The Cover Of Essence, ‘The Face Vs The Nails’ Trend And More

From covers to celebrity birthday shoots, and even controversial topics, there are a whole lot of fashion related-topics that make the rounds on social media channels.

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From the stables of Twitter, Instagram and many more, here are the hot topics that trended on social media this week – that is, our social media roundup for the week.

Zendaya On The Cover Of The February Issue Of GQ Magazine

Zendaya, who made history last year for being the youngest woman to win the best actress in a drama series at the Emmys, was featured on the February issue of Gentlemen Quarterly, GQ. The actress was styled in outfits such as retro trousers, bucket hats and more, which breaks the norm of constantly having women in dresses.

“In this industry, I had to learn how to do small talk and stuff, because I guess I would kind of come off cold to people because I didn’t really know how to start conversations. I remember my stylist was like, ‘You come off kind of cold. People think you’re mean because you don’t talk.’ when really I was just too nervous”.

Rihanna On The Cover Of Essence Magazine

Multi-award winning singer, songwriter and fashion mogul, Rihanna recently graced the cover of Essence Magazine, and it was all shades of classy! For the first time, Essence also commissioned the esteemed photographer, Lorna Simpson to interpret modern-day beauty in collaboration with Rihanna.

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In the interview with Essence, she said,

“Lorna is a legend. Honestly, I just didn’t think I could get her, but I like reaching for the stars and I like challenging myself.”

The Face Vs The Nails

Most of the time, people don’t show off their well-cared nails, unlike they do with their skin, hair or makeup in general. However, users on Twitter defied this status quo this week as they showed off their face and nails in a ‘The Face vs The Nails’ trend.

Many celebrities hopped on this challenge including actress Jemima Osunde, lifestyle blogger, Yeychi and many more, and it was all shades of lovely.

Andra Day Is The Cover Star Of V Magazine’s Spring 2021 Edition

In case you didn’t know, Andra Day is an American singer, songwriter and actress, and she recently starred as the cover for V Magazine. In the interview, she spoke about her role in the upcoming American biographical drama film, The United States Vs Billie Holiday.

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Speaking about the impact she hopes the film would have on society, she said, 

“I hope this is a revelation. First of all, telling Black women’s stories is huge for me. When people walk away from this film, I want them to feel the way I felt making it. I looked at the way Billie stood up to the government and it just made me think, ‘I want to get people to grow, to not be afraid of the system’”.

IMAN On The New Harper Bazaar UK Cover

IMAN is a well-known supermodel from Somalia and she definitely is a sight to behold on the new cover of Harper Bazaar UK Magazine. The supermodel, in the interview, spoke about her marriage to late music icon David Bowie.

She also spoke about her battle with institutional racism as well as being comfortable with getting older amongst others.

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“I know what it’s like to be a refugee. I know what it’s like to be an immigrant. I know what it’s like to not be white. I know what it’s like to not be made. I know what it’s like to adapt to a culture that’s not your own and long for the ones you know. I know firsthand the extra burdens that each of these realities can bring.”

There you go! These are some of the topics on social media that got users buzzing throughout the week. ​


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