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Rihanna Poses for Terry Richardson; Beth Ditto Said She’s Getting Married Next Year

Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Tom Guinness, and Emily Weiss model for Louis Vuitton.
Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Tom Guinness, and Emily Weiss model for Louis Vuitton. Photo: Nathan Perkel / Louis Vuitton 2012

• Rihanna posed for Terry Richardson. Of the experience, she tweeted: “Check out what me and do in 10 mins after work ” Sounds about right. [JustJared]

• Beth Ditto is getting hitched. According to the Evening Standard, she told BANG Showbiz: “I’m getting married next year to my partner Kristen in June … I’m doing it in Hawaii because my girlfriend is from there.” [Evening Standard]

• Louis Vuitton asked a dozen international personalities to model its new line of sunglasses, including Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Tom Guinness, and Emily Weiss. [Telegraph UK]

• Along with Kirna Zabête, Manhattan menswear chain Odin will be part of the second wave of Shops at Target. [A Bullseye View]

• StyleLikeU interviewed the editor-in-chief of Grazia.it, Tamu McPherson. [StyleLikeU]

• Preview Francisco Costa’s line for Macy’s, part of its A Magical Journey to Brasil series. Said Costa: “Brazil’s architectural elements inspired me, and there’s a very basic-ness to the clothes. There’s a very genuine Brazilian spirit, like easy clothes that could be worn with flats and worn in the evening, office, and weekends. They’re very versatile.” And magical. [Styleite]

• Nordstrom was rated the highest among luxury retailers (including Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys New York) by shoppers who make at least $150,000 a year. [WWD]

• Rizzoli will release a book on the history of Fendi’s Baguette bag next month. Plus, six of the bag’s most famous models will be reissued in Fendi boutiques, all to celebrate the Baguette’s fifteenth birthday. [WWD]

• An exhibition celebrating 175 years of French luxury brand Hermès called Leather Forever opened at the Royal Academy’s Burlington Gardens galleries in London. [Telegraph UK]

• Giles Deacon, Zandra Rhodes, and Julien Macdonald are among those redesigning London’s iconic red telephone booths in conjunction with a new art project. [Vogue UK]

• Jimmy Choo’s new website, Choo247.com, will aggregate street-style images from users wearing the brand. Images will be shoppable and shareable via social networking sites. [WWD]

Rihanna and Terry Richardson; Beth Ditto Wedding