Rihanna Vogue Met Gala Special Edition magazine cover 2015Vogue has selected Rihanna as the face of their Met Gala Special Edition 2015 for the second time. Last year the Barbadian shared the spotlight with Beyoncé but this year she has the cover all to herself.

Rihanna in Guo Pei Couture yellow cape at the Met Gala 2015The stunning Guo Pei Couture cape that Rihanna wore (click here for all the details) was one of the standout looks of the night, which is why Rih found herself at the top of many best dressed lists the day after. The coat has also spawned many memes, which shows the kind of impact that the singer has made on the fashion industry and pop culture in general. Her fearless choices at the Met Gala over the years have helped to cement her status as a fashion icon and she is always one of the most-anticipated stars at the event. This special issue of the magazine will be on newsstands soon.