Tag: Melissa Forde

Thanks To Rihanna This Bajan Crochet Designer Business Explodes

A Barbados crochet designer says that having Rihanna wear one of her pieces a Vogue shoot was a surprise which is turning out to be good for her business. The designer Shanice Taylor said a friend first told her about the photograph- “my friend messaged me ‘Rihanna got on your dress’,” she said. “it was so surreal, I just looked at it, I ran across to my neighbors ‘look look look Rihanna got on my dress.” According to her, the dress was originally made for Rihanna’s long-time friend Melissa Forde who visits Taylor’s neighbors. The dress took two days to be created and featured all crochet. “Melissa usually come and spends time with my neighbors so one day she was here and I got up and approached her if she mind wearing one of my swim suits. So she was like ‘sure’ and she then asked for a d...