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    All the bits fit to print here, in our daily news roundup.
  • 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]
Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
  • Vogue announced that it plans to open an edition in Thailand, confirming rumors that first surfaced in April. Former Elle Thailand editor in chief Kullawit Laosuksri will lead the magazine, making him the only male editor in chief of one of Vogue's 21 international editions. [Vogue UK]
  • Was that Karl Lagerfeld taking a trip on a fishing trawler in the Baltic Sea? No — it was comedian Jörg Knör, dressed up in the Chanel couturier's white wig and sunglasses while filming a skit for German TV. [The Cut]
  • Karlie Kloss was lucky enough to wear a Dior gown to her prom. "It was so much fun," she said. "My prom date was hysterical. He was about eleven inches shorter than me. Maybe a solid foot. I bought him a tie to match. We were a very cute couple." [Fashionista]
  • Annabelle Dexter Jones follows her godmother's beauty advice — "She always told me, 'You must moisturize every day.'" — with lotions from Santa Maria Novella and Kiehl's. [Into The Gloss]
  • Joseph Altuzarra's mother, Karen, said not knowing anything about the fashion industry actually helped her become a better CEO for her son's business. "It meant we had some control over our own growth," she said. [Material World]