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The Olsens’ Superga Line Debuts; Thom Browne Goes to Russia

Fan Bing Bing for <em>Vogue</em> China.
Fan Bing Bing for Vogue China.

• See the Olsen twins’ new capsule shoe collection for Superga. [Vogue UK]

• Fan Bing Bing covers Vogue China’s April issue twice: first as herself, and again as her male alter-ego. [Design Scene]

Thom Browne will become the first American designer to show during next month’s Aurora Fashion Week in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He’ll present his collection on April 14. [WWD]

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue named Joe Jonas’s rumored new girlfriend, model Nina Agdal, its “Rookie of the Year.” [Modelinia]

• Leighton Meester covers Marie Claire’s April 2012 issue. [Just Jared]

• InStyle magazine is set to debut an Italian edition. [WWD]

• For the third year running, British Harper’s Bazaar taps French designers from Isabel Marant, Vanessa Bruno, Agnès B, Sonia Rykiel, Rue du Mail, and Chloé to design T-shirts benefiting Women for Women International. [Fashion Etc]

• See Iris Strubegger looking a little like Rooney Mara on the new cover of German Vogue. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• Tomorrow Zara will unveil a prototype of its flagship store at 666 Fifth Avenue; the retailer paid $324 million for the space. [WWD]

• Esprit taps Gisele Bündchen for its latest ad campaign. [FabSugar]

• Barneys teamed up with Exhibition A, an art e-commerce site, for a new pop-up shop in the store’s Chelsea Passage. [Fashion Etc]

• The National Costume Museum in Moulins, France will host an exhibit on the costumes Christian Lacroix designed for “La Source,” a nineteenth-century ballet. [WWD]

Olsens’ New Superga Line; Browne Goes to Russia