Tag Archives: Faux Pas

This Week’s Haute Links: 8.16.2011

1.  Karl Lagerfeld’s line for Macys Impulse drops August 31st (I am really not impressed). – The Budget Babe 2. A judge denied Louboutin’s motion for preliminary injunctiona in the case of  Christian Louboutin S.A. v. Yves Saint Laurent America, … Continue reading

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Congresswoman Schultz Draws Attention for Her Naturally Curly Hair

Photo via New York Times/Stephen J. Boitano/NBC, via Associated Press Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) made news this week for unapologetically wearing her natural curls. It seems that not everyone is so comfortable.  Curly hair is too sexy, and not … Continue reading

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Whoops! There it is…

After a nipple exposing performance on Good Morning America, Nicki Minaj has parents up in a roar. The Parents Television Council, a non-partisan advocacy group for “responsible entertainment”, fights against ‘fleeting’ images and language on television.  GMA apologized for the … 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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When Fashion and the Law Collide: Harper’s Bazaar List

A collection of documents belonging to Harper’s Bazaar, which were left on the desktop of a Los Angeles hotel’s public lobby computer and contained the magazine’s preferred label list, along with the call sheets for three LA photoshoots, call into question the … Continue reading

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Tyra Mail! This is UnBeWeaveable.

Tyra Banks is will reveal her natural hair, ditching her weaves for the season 5 premiere of her CW talk show, airing Sept. 8. This season on The Tyra Show we’re taking it to the next level and getting more … Continue reading

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When Fashion and the Law Collide: Salacious Obscenities

One visit to the American Apparel website, and it’s clear that they aren’t just selling T-shirts (that I so adore). Adolescent-looking models, with dear caught in headlights expressions, in “come hither” poses, are like, well, the retailers trademark. And nipples are … Continue reading

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No Ma’am!

  Miss J has a book coming out titled, “Follow the Model: Miss J’s Guide to Unleashing Presence, Poise and Power,” in which he (she?) tells of a story about being denied acces to a particular fashion show. When he arrived, … Continue reading

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Tale of the Counterfeit Bag Carrying IP Lawyer

I was at a CLE (Continuing Legal Education) last week sitting in a session on intellectual property when I saw the most unbelieveable thing: another lawyer sitting in the same session on intellectual property, carrying a knockoff Louis Vuitton bag! She … Continue reading

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