Fashion | Throw it in the Bag: NastyGal Shoplifts

Here’s a disclaimer: I don’t wear Jeremy Scott for Moschino. You won’t catch me wearing a Spongebob dress or carrying a Barbie mirror i-Phone case anytime soon. These designs are a bit too much for me personally, but having said this, I am not immune to the fashion force otherwise known as Jeremy Scott. He knows how to make …

Fashion | Adidas and Nike’s High Fashion Collaborations

LONDON, United Kingdom — On Monday, Nike launched a new capsule collection, dubbed NikeLab x JFS, with Berlin-based Acronym designer Johanna F. Schneider. On Thursday evening, at Paris men’s fashion week, Adidas is set to unveil a new collaboration with Junichi Abe’s Kolor. Together, the launches are the latest in a crescendo of fashion-related activities …

Legal | Converse Clamping Down on Copycats

Originally posted on The Style of the Case:
Ralph Lauren ’s “ Ranell ” Sneaker You already know the story how Converse filed lawsuits against many companies, including popular brands like Ralph Lauren, Tory Burch, Ed Hardy and popular retailer Kitson, Los Angeles who sales and offers Brian Lichtenberg products, for trademark infringement of its iconic Converse Chuck…

Fashion | Madison Plus Select is a Curvey Girl’s Secret

When Aimee Cheshire launched Madison Plus Select, one of the most successful brands the plus-size retail site carried was model Robyn Lawley’s line of swimwear. At a size 12, Lawley is just barely plus-size in the modeling world, and she marketed her swimwear to the “average” woman — that is, sizes 8 through 18. Not …

Business | Police on High Alert for Paris Fashion Week

Security is being bolstered at the Paris fashion shows which opens on Wednesday following the deadly Islamist attacks in the French capital and European swoops on other suspected jihadists. Celebrities and others attending the event were reported to be skittish over security at the globally mediatised shows, which run to January 29. Several fashion-watching outlets …

Legal | Puma’s Deal Results in Lawsuit

Puma is the latest in what seems to be a growing pool of defendants named in trade secret misappropriation lawsuits (think: Nike’s suit against its three design heads that jumped ship to Adidas, the shopping-app lawsuitthat named Lindsay Lohan as a defendant, Cartier’s suit against a former ad exec that took a job at Tiffany …

Business |Gucci, Making Headlines for Wrong Reasons

MILAN, Italy — Of all the fall-winter fashion collections on show in Milan over the next four days, the label that will attract the most attention will probably be Gucci, and not because of the clothes.   Gucci-owner Kering SA announced the end of Giannini’s nine- year stint as creative director in December and hastened her planned departure after 52-year-old …

Business | Is Your Diamond Real ?

One of the most common questions that gemologists are asked is how to tell the difference between a real diamond and a fake stone. We spoke with Reyne Hirsch, a 20th century decorative arts expert and consultant for the global online marketplace Lofty, about how to tell when a diamond is real, and when and why to take …

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