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  • The costumes Emilio Pucci created for Rita Ora's upcoming Radioactive Tour feature key themes from the brand's Spring 2013 collection. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Did Anna Wintour lose the ambassadorship because of her boyfriend's taxes? [Telegraph]
  • Ten individuals were arrested in Bucharest for stealing about $2.7 million of Giorgio Armani merchandise in December. [WWD]
  • Vogue Thailand hit newsstands last week — and almost immediately sold out. The publication's Editor-in-Cheif, Kullawit Laosuksri, is the first male EIC of any Vogue edition. [The Nation]
  • Steven Alan is teaming up with Beauty & Youth United Arrows to open three stores in Japan this April. "They're very much a company similar to us," Steven Alan said of United Arrows. "They've promoted great designers and really understand the Japanese market." [WWD]
  • It turns out women owe the existence of high-heels to the men of the Persian military. The soldiers of the 16th century originated the heels as a way to hook themselves into their stirrups while riding into battle. [Jezebel]
  • Meanwhile, Dr. Valerie Steele, the director and chief curator at The Museum at FIT, says that we can attribute the ever-growing height of heels in the 21st century to an "acceptance of hypersexual shoe design as part of fashion." []
  • The upcoming exhibition Mannequin- le corps de la mode at Paris's Cité de la Mode et du Design charts the evolution of modeling from the 19th century to the present day. [New York Daily News]
  • South Korean designer Minju Kim is the winner of this year's H&M design award. [Vogue UK]
  • Hedi Slimane designed more than just the clothes in Saint Laurent's latest boutique in Bal Harbour — he was also the building's architect. [Fashionologie Inbox]
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  • Vanessa Paradis is the new face of H&M's environmentally friendly clothing line Conscious. [NY Daily News]
  • Loewe and Junya Watanabe are collaborating as part of a joint initiative meant to strengthen relations between Spain and Japan. The first pieces from the collaboration will be unveiled during Watanabe's upcoming Paris Fashion Week show. [Vogue UK]
  • Dita Von Teese will wear custom Alexis Mabille at the debut of her new burlesque show in Los Angeles next month. [The Belfast Telegraph]
  • Barneys Chelsea Co-Op may be closing, but rumor has it the retailer is searching for a prime spot in downtown Manhattan for their next flagship. [The Shophound]
  • Giorgio Armani has opened a new women's-only retail concept in Paris to showcase the designer's couture accessories. [WWD]
  • Azzedine Alaïa has signed a fragrance and makeup deal with Beauté Prestige International. [Telegraph]
  • After last season's break, Steven Alan will return to the New York Fashion Week schedule — and this time he's presenting at Lincoln Center. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Betsey Johnson, however, has decided to cancel her usual Fashion Week show. [The Cut]
Photos Courtesy of H&M.
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  • Set your clocks: Fern Mallis's 92Y interview with Betsy Johnson will be streamed online at 8:00 pm EST tonight. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Coco Rocha opened up about being a Jehovah's Witness in the latest issue of Du Jour: "There aren't many Witnesses who are in the public eye," she said. "So, yeah, it's hard sometimes when you're here alone. You're not there with someone who can hold your hand and say we'll do this together." [New York Post]
  • This Fashion Week, Vogue will host a "Fashion Hackathon", during which entrepreneurs, designes, and developers pitch digital concepts to compete for a grand prize of over $10,000. [Racked]
  • A new exhibit exploring Chanel's lifestyle and involvement with the arts has opened at the Guangzhou Opera House in China. [WWD]
  • DSquared² is launching its first line of childrenswear to debut in Spring 2014. [Vogue UK]
  • Grace Coddington stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to talk about her memoir, Grace, her modeling days before Vogue, and to give Jimmy the ultimate present. [Styleite]
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    • Overall, Maison Martin Margiela's collection for H&M drew smaller crowds than expected in both the US and Europe. [WWD]
    • Karolina Kurkova's latest advice for young models: get on Twitter. "It's important to use Twitter and social media now," she said. "It is no longer enough to just look beautiful and be in shape. You need to be interesting." [The Telegraph]
    • A collection of designer Pudsey Bears, featuring some of the last work by Nicholas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga, sold for over £150,000 (or $238,000) at a Christie's auction. [Vogue UK]
    • Karl Lagerfeld has shot a photo exhibition for Rolls-Royce. The showcase, titled, "A Different View," will only be on view at the Rolls-Royce headquarters in Goodwood, England, to an exclusive group for five days. [The Cut]
    • Joe Zee is lending his eye to Vente-Privee. [Racked]
    • Giorgio Armani has announced that after 22 years based at 114 Fifth Ave., he will move his North American headquarters to the Meatpacking District next year. [WWD]
    • Ralph Lauren has launched an ecommerce site that offers a curated selection of vintage pieces that match the brand's signature aesthetic. [InStyle]
    • Bruce Weber has collaborated with Selfridges to create a holiday film short titled A New-Fashioned Christmas. [Nowness]