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Must Read: Rihanna Fronts 'Vogue' UK, How Sportswear Brands Will Capitalize on the Summer Olympics in Rio

Plus, Zimmermann secures investment from General Atlantic.
Rihanna for 'Vogue' UK. Photo: Craig McDean

Rihanna for 'Vogue' UK. Photo: Craig McDean

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Friday.

Rihanna graces the April cover of Vogue UK
Want to get stopped on the streets by Rihanna? Well then, consider purchasing a shoe from her limited-edition capsule collection with Manolo Blahnik, priced from $895 to $3,995. Vogue UK's April cover star told the glossy: "The day I see a woman in the street wearing my shoes... I am sorry for that woman because I'm going to literally run after her, shouting, 'Stop! Selfie! Who are you? Where did you get them?'" {Vogue UK}

How sportswear brands are tapping into the Olympics
Rio 2016 Olympics-branded products are expected to generate $260 million in sales in Brazil alone. From Adidas to Under Armour, BoF takes a look at the different ways in which each sports giant will capitalize on the Summer Olympics. {Business of Fashion}

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Zimmermann secures investment from General Atlantic
Sydney-based brand Zimmermann has taken on a minority investment from General Atlantic, which has also invested in businesses like Tory Burch, Airbnb, Uber and Buzzfeed. General Atlantic will join the board and serve as "strategic partners." As for what's next for Zimmermann, the brand hopes to expand its wholesale network and online presence, broaden its product offerings and open stores in new markets.  {Business of Fashion}

Gap sales fell 2% in February 
Gap Inc. core sales fell 2% in February, due to (another) double-digit drop at Banana Republic. Comparable sales fell 11% at Banana Republic in the four weeks ending Feb. 27. {Wall Street Journal}

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