American Eagle Outfitters and Retail Royalty Co. got a permanent injunction and consent judgment against Tala Brothers Corp., which does business as Low and Sweet, as well as David Talasazan and other unnamed firms on May 25.
NEW YORK — American Eagle Outfitters and Retail Royalty Co. got a permanent injunction and consent judgment against Tala Brothers Corp., which does business as Low and Sweet, as well as David Talasazan and other unnamed firms on May 25. The original lawsuit was filed March 2006 for alleged trademark counterfeiting and infringement. Manhattan federal Judge Robert W. Sweet ordered the defendants to pay the retailer $120,000 in damages according to the terms of the settlement agreement among the parties, court documents said.
Louis Vuitton Malletier filed a lawsuit against Kenny and Mary Jiang in a Florida federal court on May 25 for allegedly selling counterfeits. According to court documents, the defendants were accused of selling counterfeit accessories through a variety of online venues. Louis Vuitton asked for a preliminary and permanent injunction, damages and trial costs. The defendants could not be reached for comment.
Separately, Louis Vuitton Malletier filed a lawsuit in a Massachusetts federal court against Eleetra Harris and Khristas Treasure Chest for alleged trademark counterfeiting. Harris sold counterfeit Louis Vuitton goods through the Internet and other trade channels, according to court documents filed on May 25. Louis Vuitton asked for a permanent injunction, damages of as much as $1 million for each trademark infringement and trial costs. The defendant could not be reached for comment.
Cartier, a division of Richemont North America, and Cartier Int'l won a final judgment on consent against GL Web Enterprises and Leda Malaga in a lawsuit involving trademark litigation. According to court documents in a Manhattan federal court, the parties entered into a settlement agreement for an undisclosed sum. The lawsuit was filed over alleged infringements of Cartier's Tank Francaise trade dress.
Cosmetic Warriors Ltd. filed a trademark infringement lawsuit in a Chicago federal court against Lush Inc. over the use of the "Lush" and "Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics" trademarks. Cosmetic Warriors owns a related entity, Lush Ltd., which operates retail stores in the U.S. selling bath and beauty products made from natural ingredients. According to court documents filed May 22, the defendant, Lush Inc., is an Illinois corporation that uses the names Lush and Lush Salon/Spa associated with salon and spa services and hair care products. The defendant could not be reached for comment. Cosmetic Warriors asked the court for preliminary and permanent injunctions and damages.The Timberland Co. won a final judgment on consent and a permanent injunction in a trademark counterfeiting and infringement lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court. The judgment was approved on May 16. According to court documents filed on behalf of Timberland by Brian Brokate, a partner with the law firm Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty, the lawsuit alleged that Salim Sadagheh and Shoe Town Inc. sold goods that violated Timberland's trademarks. The defendants were enjoined from selling the merchandise.
“My personal philosophy to beauty is paying attention to oneself. I love to be outdoors, lots of fresh air, trying to take care of yourself as best you can. I always notice that comes through,” says Felicity Jones, the global face of @shiseido-owned @cledepeaubeauteus, which launches today. Head to WWD.com to read more about the actress’ love for beauty and how she prepared for her new role in “The Basis of Sex,” playing the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg. #wwdbeauty (📷: @dandoperalski)
For men’s fall 2018, @giuseppezanotti drew on elements from streetwear, sport, biker, combat and rock ‘n’ roll. Pictured here are a pair of shoes from the collection, featuring zippers, rhinestones, and silver hardware. Head to WWD.com to see a roundup of the accessories from Milan’s men’s fall 2018 shows. #wwdfashion (📷: Andrea Delb)
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of @ralphlauren’s snowboarding collection, the brand is mining its archives. The iconic brand is reintroducing vintage styles and dropping new designs for a color capsule that will be available in Ralph Lauren stores and @openingceremony on January 25. The capsule will consist of 10 pieces, including the Snow Beach Pullover, pictured here, which is a collector’s item that rapper Raekwon wore in Wu-Tang Clan’s “Can It Be All So Simple” video. #wwdfashion (📷: Tom Gould)
For @rochasofficial’s pre-fall 2018 collection, creative director Alessandro Dell’Acqua channeled the sophisticated and intriguing Catherine Denevue in the film “Belle de Jour.” Polished collarless coats, midi skirts, suits and ’60s graphic motifs were all featured in the collection, adding a sense of discreet luxury. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion
“We tried to produce clothing of that couture quality, but the most daunting part was that we only had a matter of days [to do it],” said costume designer Lou Eyrich, who recreated Gianni Versace’s iconic looks for @americancrimestoryfx. Eyrich searched online retailers and vintage shops for original pieces from the design house and for @penelopecruzoficial, who plays Donatella Versace. Head to WWD.com to read how she created the Versace world. #wwdfashion
Only three months after her stellar debut catwalk season, @kaiagerber has inked her first big design collaboration –– with @karllagerfeld. The collection blends Lagerfeld’s Parisian chic aesthetic and the model’s signature West Coast casual style via RTW, accessories, footwear and more. The #KarlLagerfeldxKaia collection will launch in September with a series of events. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
Harrods plans to remove the famous statue of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed from the bottom of the Egyptian escalators and hand it back to Mohamed Al-Fayed. “We are very proud to have played our role in celebrating the lives of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed at Harrods and to have welcomed people from around the world to visit the memorial for the past 20 years,” said Michael Ward, Harrods managing director. “With the announcement of the new official memorial statue to Diana, Princess of Wales at Kensington Palace, we feel that the time is right to return this memorial to Mr. Al Fayed and for the public to be invited to pay their respects at the palace.” More on the news, with reporting by @loreleimarfil, at WWD.com. #wwdnews