And the Ukraine gets a glossy addition.
Rihanna's Givency Couture Wardrobe: Rihanna is bringing high-end fashion to her Diamonds World Tour. Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci has been tapped to custom-design the singer’s stage wardrobe, which includes couture items such as a ruffled silk cape, a printed parka with gold detailing and Swarovski Elements and a leather bra with gold buckles. “Rihanna represents what young and amazing means today,” Tisci said. “She is punk and talented. She offers intelligence, energy and pure beauty. She is the face of her generation.” [WWD]
Will Kate Uptown Cover Vogue?: Kate Upton already nabbed the cover of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue, but a more fashion-forward cover could be on the way. A “reliable source” told Fashionista that the supermodel may cover Vogue’s June issue. This would mark the first time Upton covers an American Vogue issue. She’s previously covered the magazine’s British and Italian editions.. [Fashionista]
Vogue Ukraine Makes Its Debut: Conde Nast has tapped into the Eastern European market by launching a Ukrainian edition of Vogue. According to editor-in-chief Masha Tsukanova, Vogue Ukraine will spotlight local designers instead of focusing on high-end internationally-known names. “We are going to be a meaningful magazine, not just this girlie, stupid fashion-oriented attitude,” she told the New York Times. “We are going to speak about sharp issues.” [New York Times]