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Nicole Richie’s QVC Line to Debut; Rihanna at London Fashion Week

Natalia Vodianova for Vogue Paris.
Natalia Vodianova for Vogue Paris.

•  Nicole Richie’s QVC line will debut on February 24. [WWD]

•  Natalia Vodianova covers Vogue Paris. [Design Scene]

•  Rihanna is expected to attend London Fashion Week, possibly in preparation for her new British reality TV show. [Elle UK]

•  And speaking of: Kate Middleton apparently likes reality TV. [Us]

•  François-Henri Pinault finally commented on the Christian Louboutin lawsuit against YSL. “We won the first proceedings in quite precise, clear terms and I am therefore very confident with regard to this case, even if I regret it, because these are two great houses and I think we have better things to do than to fight in court over a question of color,” he said. “It will not have escaped your notice that Saint Laurent has had a certain legitimacy regarding the use of this color for many, many years.” [WWD]

•  Whitney Port says she was nervous to show at Fashion Week: “I feel that the really scary part is now when you’ve done it and you’re waiting to hear what everybody has to say, but I’m just trying to tell myself that it doesn’t matter, that it doesn’t matter what anybody else thinks!” [Grazia Daily]

•  Lord & Taylor is trying to secure designer collaborations to be able to compete with Macy’s and Target. [WWD]

•  Over 11 million viewers visited Pinterest.com last month, and the company is valued at $200 million, but has yet to turn a profit. [WSJ]

•  Anna Dello Russo found a penny, picked it up … and all day long she had good luck? [Stylelist]

•  Apparently Rachel Zoe “blatantly” ignored Brad Goreski at the Marchesa fashion show. [Us]

•  Talbots has secured a $75 million loan as it continues to review and restructure. [WWD]

Nicole Richie for QVC; Rihanna at Fashion Shows