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Rihanna makes history: 'Did I ever imagine that I would see a durag on the cover of Vogue?'

By Priya Elan

The singer appears in fashion magazine wearing a sartorial symbol of black power

Rihanna has made history, becoming the first woman to appear on the cover of British Vogue wearing a durag.

The garment, which is used to help the development of braids, waves and dreadlocks, has had a storied history in the black community. From being worn by slaves through to members of the Black power movement, it is a potent sartorial symbol of African-Caribbean survival and celebration.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2020/mar/31/rihanna-makes-history-did-i-ever-imagine-that-i-would-see-a-durag-on-the-cover-of-vogue