Rihanna says she's 'thick and curvy right now' and it's changed how she dresses

Rihanna isn't afraid to talk about her body.

The 31-year-old superstar gives a rare interview with T, The New York Times Style Magazine, and opens up about collaborating with LVMH to create her first standalone high-fashion collection this season. Rihanna says her new line will be as inclusive as her super-successful makeup line, Fenty Beauty -- which sells 50 different shades of foundation -- when it comes to sizing. She explains that part of the reason is her own changing shape.

"It just changed how I dress in terms of my proportions," she says. "You wear what looks good on you and that's it. I'm thick and curvy right now, and so if I can't wear my own stuff then, I mean, that's not gonna work, right? And my size is not the biggest size. It's actually closer to the smallest size we have: We go up to a [French size] 46. We're saying we can meet you at any one drop that we put out."

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Rihanna at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Rihanna during 2005 RadioNow 93.1 Santa Slam at Pepsi Arena in Indianapolis, Indianapolis, United States. (Photo by Michael Hickey/WireImage)
Rihanna during Kiss 108 FM Jingle Ball 2005 - Show at Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. (Photo by Marc Andrew Deley/FilmMagic)
Rihanna at the KIIS FM Jingle Ball 2005 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Brad Washburn/FilmMagic)
The Smash Hits Poll Winners Party, Wembley Pavilion, London - 20 Nov 2005, Rihanna (Photo by Brian Rasic/Getty Images)
Rihanna, presenter during 3rd Annual Vibe Awards - Press Room at Sony Studios in Culver City, California, United States. (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)
BARBADOS, W.I. - OCTOBER 22: Singer Rihanna performs on stage during a MTV Networks Tempo Channel launch event at The Plantation & Garden Theater October 22, 2005 Christ Church, Barbados, W.I. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images for Tempo)
BARBADOS, W.I. - OCTOBER 22: Singer Rihanna poses backstage during a MTV Networks Tempo Channel launch event at The Plantation & Garden Theater October 22, 2005 Christ Church, Barbados, W.I. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images for Tempo)
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - NOVEMBER 17: Rihanna performs live at Heineken Music Hall on November 17, 2006 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Greetsia Tent/WireImage)
Rihanna performs during the half-time show of the 2006 Brut Sun Bowl contested bewteen Oregon State and Missouri at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas on December 29, 2006. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 20: ***EXCLUSIVE ACCESS*** Singer Rihanna performs onstage at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2007 held at the Nokia Theatre on December 20, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/DCP/Getty Images for DCP)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 6: Rihanna, wearing Gucci, arrives at "A Night to Benefit Raising Malawi and UNICEF" hosted by Madonna and Gucci at theUnited Nations on February 6, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani & Solimene/WireImage)
SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 13: Rihanna performs at the Y 100 Jingle Ball at Bank Atlantic Center on December 13, 2008 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/Getty Images)
Rihanna performs on stage during Z100's Jingle Ball 2008 Presented by H&M at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - JANUARY 23: Rihanna attends the NRJ Music Awards 2010 at Palais des Festivals on January 23, 2010 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - JANUARY 23: Rihanna attends the NRJ Music Awards 2010 at Palais des Festivals on January 23, 2010 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
Rihanna arrives for the MTV European Music Awards 2010, in Madrid, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Dave Fisher)
Rihanna performs at the 38th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
US singer Rihanna performs at the o2 arena in east London, as part of her 2011 'Loud' tour, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) *Editorial Use Only*
Pop star Rihanna during filming in the New Lodge area of North Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
THE VOICE -- "Live Finale" Episode 323B -- Pictured: Rihanna -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Recording artist Rihanna attends the launch of her third fragrance, Nude By Rihanna, at Macy's Westfield Century City at Macy's Westfield Century City on December 1, 2012 in Century City, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Honoree Rihanna, recipient of the Icon Award and winner of the Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B award, poses in the press room at the 2013 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 23: Singer Rihanna is seen on December 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by NCP/Star Max/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 11: Rihanna arrives at Rihanna's First Annual Diamond Ball at The Vineyard on December 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - JULY 4: Rihanna performs live at Tele2 Arena on July 4, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Redferns)
Rihanna attends the 2nd Annual Diamond Ball at The Barker Hangar on December 10, 2015 in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Singer Rihanna poses for photographers on arrival at the premiere of the film 'Valerian', in London, Monday, July 24, 2016. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
Rihanna attends the 30th FN Achievement Awards, presented by Footwear News, at IAC Headquarters on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
ARCHIVO - Rihanna posa para retratos a su llegada al lanzamiento de su marca Fenty Beauty by Rihanna en la Semana de la Moda de Londres en Londres en una fotografía de archivo del 19 de septiembre de 2017. (Foto Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, archivo)
Rihanna attends the 3rd Annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Singer Rihanna arrives at the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna one year anniversary party at Sephora inside JCPenney at Kings Plaza Shopping Center on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Singer Rihanna attends the 4th annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2018 file photo, singer Rihanna attends the 4th annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Rihanna is partnering with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton to launch a new fashion label. The pop star, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, announced Friday, May 10, 2019, that a new line called Fenty will debut this spring and will be based in Paris. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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Although Rihanna is clearly focused on her beauty and fashion lines at the moment, she does confirm that she's working on a reggae album, which will likely be called R9. As for rumors that she's collaborating with Lady Gaga, she says she has no plans as of now though she's open to it, but she firmly shuts down working with her ex, Drake.

"Not anytime soon, I don't see it happening," she says of releasing any new songs with the rapper. "Not on this album, that's for sure."

Rihanna, who lives in London now, says her life currently consists of work.

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"There has been quite an evolution in that party," she says of the days of her being photographed going out and fans loving her living her best life. "In the beginning, it was just my culture, my life. And now, the party, believe it or not, is at work. I do not go out. I will go to a dinner. I try to have as much fun as I can during work. And even after work, when I'm literally in my kitchen having a drink, I invite all my staff. And we work, still."

And she has no plans to take a break any time soon.

"I never thought I'd make this much money, so a number is not going to stop me from working," she notes about having no bench mark of when she feels she can take a step back. "I'm not being driven by money right now. Money is happening along the way, but I'm working out of what I love to do, what I'm passionate about. Work will change when my life changes in the future but an amount of money is not going to stop that."

"The money means that I can take care of my family," she adds. "The money means that I can facilitate the businesses that I want to. I can create jobs for other people. My money is not for me; it's always the thought that I can help someone else or, in the future, for if I have kids. The world can really make you believe that the wrong things are priority, and it makes you really miss the core of life, what it means to be alive. It could literally be walking outside in the sun. That makes me happy. Like going to the grocery store -- you know, there's a cute little Jamaican market near where I live right now."

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Rihanna out and about in 2018
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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Rihanna seen leaving Annabels Halloween Party in Mayfair on October 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by GORC/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Rihanna seen leaving Annabels Halloween Party in Mayfair on October 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by GORC/GC Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 03: Rihanna attends the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Anniversary Event at Sephora Pitt Street store on October 3, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty by Rihanna)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 03: Rihanna attends the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Anniversary Event at Overseas Passenger Terminal on October 3, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty by Rihanna)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 03: Rihanna attends the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Anniversary Event at Overseas Passenger Terminal on October 3, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty by Rihanna)
BROOKLYN, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Rihanna attends Fenty Beauty's 1-year anniversary at Sephora inside JCPenney on September 14, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty)
BROOKLYN, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Rihanna attends Fenty Beauty's 1-year anniversary at Sephora inside JCPenney on September 14, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Rihanna attends Rihanna's 4th Annual Diamond Ball benefitting The Clara Lionel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on September 13, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Diamond Ball)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Rihanna attends Rihanna's 4th Annual Diamond Ball benefitting The Clara Lionel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on September 13, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Diamond Ball)
BROOKLYN, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Rihanna poses backstage for the Savage X Fenty Fall/Winter 2018 fashion show during NYFW at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on September 12, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty )
BROOKLYN, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Rihanna poses backstage for the Savage X Fenty Fall/Winter 2018 fashion show during NYFW at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on September 12, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty )
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Rihanna attends the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on June 21, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Rihanna attends the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on June 21, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Rihanna attends the Savage X Fenty London pop-up shop in Shoreditch on June 15, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty)
Rihanna during filming for the Graham Norton Show at BBC Studioworks in London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday. PRESS ASSOCIATION. Picture date: Thursday June 14, 2018. Photo credit should read: PA Images on behalf of So TV (Photo by Isabel Infantes/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 13: Rihanna arriving at Laylow restaurant on June 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mark R. Milan/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 13: Rihanna attends the European Premiere of 'Ocean's 8' at Cineworld Leicester Square on June 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: Clara Lionel Foundation Executive Director Justine Lucas (L) and Clara Lionel Foundation Director Fiona Korwin-Pawlowski Ryan (R) join Rihanna as she make an appearance at Stance for the Clara Lionel Foundation on June 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Stance)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Rihanna attends 'Ocean's 8' World Premiere at Alice Tully Hall on June 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Ostuni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Anne Hathaway and Rihanna attend the 'Ocean's 8' World Premiere After Party on June 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 10: Rihanna launches global lingerie brand, Savage X Fenty at Villain on May 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 10: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains nudity.) India Graham and Rihanna pose during the launch of global lingerie brand, Savage X Fenty at Villain on May 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Recording artist Rihanna attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Huffington Post)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Rihanna attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Rihanna seen out and about in Manhattan on May 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Rihanna touches down at JFK Airport on May 4, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
THERMAL, CA - APRIL 14: Rihanna attends the FentyXPUMA Drippin event launching the Summer '18 collection at Coachella on April 14, 2018 in Thermal, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for PUMA)
MILAN, ITALY - APRIL 05: Rihanna attends Sephora loves Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launch event on April 5, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images for Sephora loves Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launch event )
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Recording artist Rihanna attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Recording artist Rihanna attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Recording artists Kendrick Lamar (L) and Rihanna, winners of Best Rap/Sung Performance for 'LOYALTY.' pose during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
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