We’ve gotta give this gal credit. She sure knows how to work a press cycle to her benefit. If we were in the business of compiling year-end lists of biggest celebrity stories of 2018, we have to figure the emancipation of Ariana Grande would come in near the top. She has taken everything from public shame to true love lost to terrorist attacks and made it part of her art and her image. And the press and public have been eagerly lapping it up with each new masterfully executed turn. Which isn’t to say we’re accusing her of being calculating or insincere. On the contrary, she may be the perfect pop star; totally willing to let all her public and private struggles play out in her art and her persona. We salute you, Miss Ariana. You’re in the big leagues now.
On a style note, this is all very on point and Christian did a bang-up job of giving her the kind of look she tends to love, but we’re surprised she’s not working a more updated look right now. This could’ve been worn by her at any time in the last five years or so. It’s cute enough, but it doesn’t feel particularly fresh.
Custom Christian Siriano Lavender Silk Faille Dress from Pre-Fall 2019 Collection
Yvan Tufenkjian Choker
Le Vian Ring
Le Silla Boots
Styled by Law Roach
[Photo Credit: INSTARImages]