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THIS WEEK IN FASHION, BEAUTY, BRAND, AND ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Get the perfect manicure for spring/Diane Von Furstenberg honored five inspirational women this past weekend at the annual DVF Awards in New York. Among attendees were Gabby Douglas and Robin Roberts/Socialite turned … Continue reading

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When Fashion and the Law Collide: Copyright Bill to Protect Fashion Designs

On December 1, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously passed a bill introduced by Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York), called the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act (IDPPPA, S.3728), that will give copyright protection to clothing designs, protecting them from copycats. The … Continue reading

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You Are What You Wear: The Message Behind the Label

Right or wrong, we tend to define ourselves by the products we consume. Buy a pair of red bottomed shoes, and you’ve just bought success. Brand images are the thoughts, feelings, and attributes, etc., one associates with a brand, such … Continue reading

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Knock It Off!

 WWD reported yesterday that Forever 21 settled (yet another) lawsuit alleging that it had ripped off another company’s design.  The bargain-priced retailer has been sued over 50 times. Some of the designers that have sued Forever 21 are Diane von Furstenberg, Anna … Continue reading

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