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Fashion News: Rihanna, Revolve Clothing + More

Today in Fashion News: Rihanna may be working on a collection with Tosphop. Meanwhile, Revolve Clothing has suspended model Allie Crandell.

Fashion News: Rihanna, Revolve Clothing + More• Pop star Rihanna had dinner with Topshop owner Sir Philip Green on Sunday in Barbados, fueling rumors that she may be designing a line for Topshop. [Daily Mail UK]

• Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan may take legal action against Indian Elle for reportedly lightening her skin on the cover of their January issue. [Hindustan Times]

• Ajaline, a fine jewelry flash-sale site, will launch on February 1. The site plans to use a similar model to that of Gilt Groupe. [WWD]

• Model and former star of MTV’s The City Allie Crandell will not be allowed to model for Revolve Clothing until she’s a “healthier size.” [The Huffington Post]

• Christophe Lemaire’s first show for Hermès will be more inspired by Martin Margiela’s years at the label than Jean Paul Gaultier’s. [WWD]

• Elle’s French owner, Lagardère, is believed to have two offers for its publishing portfolio, one from Hearst and one from Germany’s Bauer Publications. [WWD]

• The first edition of Ruth Finley’s calendar for fall 2011 New York Fashion Week is out. [Fashionista]

• To celebrate the renovation of its Paris flagship, Gucci is launching a line of exclusive items such as a New Jackie bag and a silk scarf. [WWD]

• Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is developing a “contemporary, outdoor, athleisure brand.” [WWD]

• Issa designer Daniella Helayel is hurriedly expanding her label and relaunching in the U.S. in order to capitalize on the boost that Kate Middleton has given her business. [WWD]

• The Kardashian sisters were on some of the best-selling covers of the year for magazines like Shape, Allure and W. [WWD]

• MAC has teamed up with Bollywood makeup artist Mickey Contractor on a new color collection that will debut next spring. [BellaSugar]

• Fashion photographer Mario Testino is receiving a special award from the Museo del Barrio in New York City. [WWD]

• Model Miranda Kerr’s parents have reportedly flown in to Los Angeles from Australia in anticipation of the birth of her first child. [NY Post]

• The Musée d’Orsay in Paris will be decorated with a giant sparkly bottle of Chanel No. 5 for the month of January. [WWD]

• Olivia Palermo’s new reality show will focus on her efforts to launch her own clothing label. [Racked]

• Pendleton is launching a lower-priced line called the Portland Collection. [WWD]

• Terry Richardson shot Equinox’s newest campaign. [Styleite]

• Victoria Beckham reportedly wants to move to New York because she feels Los Angeles “just isn’t a real fashion city.” [Hollyscoop]

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