rihanna river island debut campaign

Today's top news stories have a distinct Rihanna flavour. I can't imagine why, can you? *wink*

  • Everywhere you look at the moment it's Rihanna, Rihanna, Rihanna! And today is no different. The singer has just signed a groundbreaking deal with MAC Cosmetics. Described by Rihanna as a "no-brainer," the collaboration includes multiple colour collections which will roll out this year. The first product to launch is RiRi Woo, a lipstick inspired by her favourite MAC red shade, Ruby Woo. It is set to launch in May. [WWD]

  • Still on Rihanna for a moment. In addition to unveiling her new River Island collection (to somewhat mixed reviews) at London Fashion Week, here is your first look at the ad campaign for her line. Among the sea of faces it stars Jourdan Dunn, and Charlotte Free and was photographed by Mario Sorrenti. The collection is due to hit stores on March 5. [Vogue UK]
  • Speaking of Jourdan Dunn, the model is set to present an award at tonight's Brit Awards. The 22-year-old took to Twitter yesterday to share her anxiety. "Slyly s***ing myself about presenting an award tomorrow at the Brits!" she tweeted. Needless to say it didn't take long for the words of encouragement to flood in with Naomi Campbell replying: "You're going to do amazing sister xx N." [Vogue UK]

  • Kate Middleton has taken her baby bump out for an official visit to Hope House. She had fashion watchers eyeing up her grey printed wrap dress by MaxMara Studio. The Duchess of Cambridge accessorised her frock with a pair of black Episode Angel heels, an Asprey pendant necklace, and pearl earrings by Annoushka. That is, in case you were wondering. [What Kate Wore]

  • Model-of-the-moment, Cara Delevingne, has admitted she wants to design her own range of simple T-shirts. Failing that she'd er, like to design onesies [?!] "I think there's so many important things in fashion that people don't do, like really simple cut tops, T-shirts. I love T-shirts and it's really hard to find a plain, nicely cut top for your body. I would love to design. I want my own brand of onesies. It's kind of hard though. I'm trying to make it happen - someone contact me please, I'm ready!'' [Contact Music]

  • A heavily pregnant Fearne Cotton has tapped Tali Lennox to help promote her spring/summer 2013 collection for Very.co.uk. After starring in the first series of shots, she opted to allow Lennox to carry on modelling in her place for these latest pieces, which are set to drop tomorrow. Further items will land in March and April. [Daily Mail]

  • Victoria's Secret Angel, Lily Aldridge, has designed a collection for Velvet, a brand she has been affiliated with as a model for ten years. The range comprises of dresses, jumpers and outerwear, which have all been named after friends. Cute! [Elle US]

  • While in town to judge the 2013 Woolmark Prize, Victoria Beckham revealed her secret London hotspots. [Telegraph]