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Topshop has said it is "surprised and disappointed" by the High Court ruling, which found in favour of Rihanna, over t-shirts sold by the high-street chain bearing her image.
A statement from the retailer said: "We feel that the fact that Rihanna has shopped, worn and had a relationship with Topshop for several years appears to have been detrimental to our case.
"Our long-standing supplier of the t-shirt in issue, Knitmania, has worked with Topshop for a number of years and is an expert in the manufacture of fashion jersey with applied graphics, producing for many of the leading retailers on the UK high street.
"Having received their full indemnity and view that selling a product with an image of a famous star, such as Rihanna, is simply providing a fashion item, we felt comfortable selling this garment."
Mr Justice Birss said Topshop's sale of a Rihanna T-shirt at the centre of the dispute was an act of " passing off".
But he said the "mere sale" of a T-shirt bearing the image of a famous person was not necessarily an act of "passing off".
He said a "substantial number" of buyers were likely to have been deceived into buying the Rihanna T-shirt because of a "false belief" that it had been authorised by the singer.
The judge said that was damaging to her "goodwill" and represented a loss of control over her reputation in the "fashion sphere".
He said it was for the singer not Topshop to choose what garments the public thought were endorsed by her.
Rihanna, won her High Court battle with Topshop today, after accusing the fashion chain of passing off, or attempting to pass off, t-shirts bearing her image, as being approved by her.
Topshop disputed her claim.
Judge Mr Justice Birss ruled in her favour today after a hearing in London.
The singer Rihanna has won a High Court fight with Topshop over t-shirts bearing her image.