News Brief: Rihanna's Campaign Video for Dior Arrives, American Apparel Sues Dov Charney

And the former COO of Reformation has launched a swimwear line.
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And the former COO of Reformation has launched a swimwear line.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this afternoon.

Dior Releases Rihanna's "Secret Garden IV" Campaign Video
Rihanna took to Instagram to release the images for her first-ever Dior campaign last week, and now the French label has unveiled the campaign video that brings them to life, shot by Steven Klein. Featuring a brand new track from the singer, the clip is dark and mysterious — but not without plenty of sparkle. Watch the minute-long vid above. {Fashionista inbox}

Former Reformation COO launches online-only swimwear brand
In what's positioned to be the "Warby Parker" of the swim category, Los Angeles-based entrepreneur Jude Al-Khalil just launched her brand Bikyni, selling mix-and-match swimwear with a consistent price tag of $95 for a full suit. Styles range from sporty to sexy to classic, with all of the goods designed and produced in LA. The e-commerce site launches on Monday, for those who are still in need of some beach gear for Memorial Day. {Fashionista inbox}

Dirk Standen takes a new role at W Magazine
After news broke that Style.com would be phased out into a subsidiary of Vogue.com, we immediately wondered what would happen to the site's editor in chief, Dirk Standen. On Monday, announced that Standen will be staying within the walls of Condé Nast, joining the glossy as its first digital creative director overseeing online strategy. {Fashionista}

American Apparel Sues Dov Charney
After a host of former employees — including Dov Charney — sent a spate of lawsuits American Apparel's way, the retailer is now firing back. The company has sued Charney for violating an agreement he signed upon stepping down, claiming that he has engaged in "ongoing subversion of the company's rebuilding efforts." {Bloomberg}