Rihanna’s New Breast Cancer Survivor Line Features Mostly Latinas And We Are Here For The Recognition
Throughout the month of October, women and men across the globe are observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month to highlight the importance of early screening. The issue of breast cancer, as most fans of Rihanna know, is very near to her heart and recently, the singer announced that she is jumping into the ring, once again, to join the fight. Bad Gal Riri recently announced that she is releasing a Savage X Thrivers Xtra VIP Box for Breast Cancer Awareness month and her strategy is decked out in a whole lot of lace and pink frills.
The singer took to her Instagram account to announce the all-pink limited edition collection and her effort to support survivors and fighters.
Taking to her Instagram account, Rihanna shared a post of four women modeling her new line while also battling breast cancer. This October, @savagexfenty and I are highlighting 4 of the strongest, most badass and inspiring women we like to call our #SAVAGEXTHRIVERS in support of breast cancer awareness month! With every pink style purchased, you’ll help the @ClaraLionelFdn fund critical research for this lesser-known group of young women living with aggressive forms of breast cancer. Read their stories and shop the collection NOW at savagex.com/sxfthrivers to join the fight!” she wrote.
Speaking to Paper magazine the singer stated that she wants “to raise awareness for under-served breast cancer communities and the Savage X Thrivers represent young women of all walks of life living and thriving with cancer. The easiest way for people to get involved and make a difference is by shopping this box and collection.”
The limited-edition range, called Thrivers, will send proceeds to Clara Lionel Foundation.
The American nonprofit organization was founded in 2012 by Rihanna and was made in an effort to help and support impoverished communities across the globe. The singer founded the organization in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite. In 2012, the singer’s grandmother died after battling cancer and Rihanna has set out to honor her life and battle with cancer in the years since. All purchases will include donations to the Clara Lionel Foundation with a minimum donation of $3.75 for each product sold.
Rihanna’s new line spotlights a lesser-known group of “thrivers” who are living with aggressive forms of breast cancer.
Inspired by the stories of a group of women who experienced aggressive forms of breast cancer, the collection was named after them and features health and breast cancer influencers Bianca Muniz, Johanna De La Cruz, Natalie Agustin, and Stephanie Seban.
Speaking about their experiences of battling cancer and modeling for Rihanna’s fashion line, each of the influencer’s opened up about their journeys of finding hope and self-love through cancer. “Sharing the evolution of your journey and your experiences makes other people feel less alone, less of an anomaly. It also raises awareness that if something feels wrong, you should get it checked out,” Seban says in the campaign. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer at 24-years-old. Did not think it could happen at that age so I decided to be really open about my story and I started vlogging my entire story.”
Muñiz also shared her journey, saying that her cancer diagnosis presented new struggled she had not been prepared for but in the long run taught her quite a bit about self-love. “I hated my body for the longest time the most difficult part for me was probably the skin reaction. I prepared for the scars on my chest I prepared for the hairless but it’s so your face the acne and I was not prepared for that so that has been the longest journey to self-love is my skin. it sucks that it took cancer to get there but I’m here,” she said before continuing on to say “I’m still learning, but I feel like I love myself and I love my body more than I ever have. It sucks that it took cancer for me to get there, but I’m here, and I’m learning every day,” adds Muniz.
The Savage X Thrivers collection is so SO bomb, chicas.
The new range includes bras, robes, underwear, and sleepwear, all of which are quickly selling out.
You can buy individual items or buy the VIP Box which features the best of the line.
Not only does the new Fenty range present intimate and beautiful pieces it also features survivor stories from the women featured in the campaign. Each women’s story is being shared on Savage x Fenty site throughout the month of October. So break out your credit cards and get ready to fill up your cart with the cutest bra sets yet. You won’t feel guilty since it’s for such a great cause!
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