Rita Ora is one of the big celebrity shapeshifters, constantly changing her look for photoshoots, performances and music videos, and her latest look combines elements of Beyoncé, the Bride of Frankenstein, and Jane Fonda as Barbarella all at once.
Ora shared a series of snaps taken by photographer Erik Melvin from the set of the music video for her upcoming single You Only Love Me, in which she wears a vintage 1987 Yves Saint Laurent wedding dress with a full veil. The dress is stunning, of course, but it’s Ora’s beauty look that I really like.
Let’s start with her honey blonde beehive updo, which thanks to the towering height is reminiscent of the iconic Bride of Frankenstein, plus the fembots of Austin Powers Fame and Barbarella’s vampy bouffant, not to mention Queen Bey in the “Why Don’t You Love Me” video. Her bangs are curled around her brows and pinned with a cute black bow for a retro vibe. It’s eye-catching on its own but especially fun paired with the tulle veil, which combines with the tulle at the bodice of the strapless dress to create an umbrella effect, as if Ora were enveloped in a cloud of mist.