Erykah Badu Is the New Face of Givenchy

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Erykah Badu just scored one serious fashion deal. The neo-soul singer will be the new face of Givenchy! Find out the details behind her new gig, plus why designer Riccardo Tisci handpicked her. 2013 BET Awards - Winners RoomErykah Badu just scored one serious fashion deal.

The singer will be the face of Givenchy's spring 2014 campaign, according to

Designer Riccardo Tisci handpicked the songbird for the fashion house's Mert & Marcus-shot campaign, telling the site, "Erykah, she's an icon-come on!"

"What I want to do with my advertising campaign is spread the love," Riccardo went on. "Already now it's been three seasons that I've been using people that express something-they are great artists, or beautiful women, or stylish women, or models that I really believe in. It's kind of a family portfolio."

The designer said he only "slightly" knew Erykah, but never worked with her before. When he was designing the famed label's Spring 2014 collection, which has a mix of African and Japanese influences, he said he had her in his mind.

"She's one of the most stylish women I've met in my life," he said. "She's got such a good sense of proportion, of colors."

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