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Crystal Renn Poses for Sports Illustrated; Manolo Blahnik Collaborates With J.Crew

Sienna Miller and fetus.
Sienna Miller and fetus. Photo: Fernando Leon/Getty Images

• Manolo Blahnik teamed up with J.Crew for the retailer’s fall 2012 presentation on Tuesday, reworking their classic BB style (a pointy-toe pump) in 41 different ways, with glitter, suede, and a variety of colors pulled from J.Crew’s new collection. The shoes will be available from J.Crew next fall. [WWD]

• Crystal Renn is also in the new Sports Illustrated issue. [SI]

• Sienna Miller debuted her baby bump. [ONTD]

• And her engagement ring. [JustJared]

• A federal district court judge in Manhattan denied Guess Inc.’s request to dismiss a 2009 lawsuit filed by Gucci over trademark infringement issues. [WWD]

• WSJ. magazine is catching up with T: The New York Times Style Magazine in popularity. [WWD]

• Russell Simmons reportedly snuck into a bathroom stall with a model. [NYP]

• Rachel Zoe designed some windows for Tiffany’s, which will be revealed today. [Elle]

• Anna Dello Russo had to crouch down next to the first row at Diesel after she arrived so late that someone had already snagged her seat. [NYP]

• Reuters runs down the legal contracts behind New York Fashion Week proceedings. [Reuters

• Franca Sozzani is currently working on another Africa-themed issue for L’Uomo Vogue that’ll be on newsstands in May or June. [Styleite

Crystal Renn for SI; Manolo Blahnik for J.Crew