Fashion

Lagerfeld: Meryl Streep Passed On Oscar Dress When Chanel Refused to Pay

"A genius actress, but cheapness also, no?”

clock 8hBridget Foley

Fashion

Jeremy Scott Presents “Cardboard Couture” for Moschino

The pun-filled collection was about a rich clotheshorse gone broke.

clock 10hJessica Iredale

Business

Retailers Withdraw from Bangladesh Apparel Summit

Seven leading apparel companies - H&M, Gap, Inditex, C&A, Next, VF Corp. and Tchibo - have pulled out of the Dhaka Apparel Summit.

clock February 22, 2017Arthur Friedman

Legal

Legal

HBC Misleading Canadian Shoppers With Discounts, Competition Body Says

The country’s Competition Tribunal is taking legal action against Hudson’s Bay Co. over claims that it’s inflating prices of sleep sets to make discounts seem more substantial.

clock February 22, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

Retail Groups Fight Revival of $7B Swipe Fee Deal

The National Retail Federation told the Supreme Court not to consider reviving the 2012 settlement, which allegedly does nothing to fix collusive swipe fees.

clock February 22, 2017Kali Hays

Alexa Chung

Legal

WWD Law Review: Models Take on The RealReal and Vuitton’s ‘Parody’ Case

This week’s legal-related action has seen models sue The RealReal; Alexander Wang take on Philipp Plein, and a parody of Louis Vuitton win a victory.

clock February 17, 2017Julie Zerbo

Kylie Jenner Spurs Beauty Market Lip Plumper Craze

Legal

WWD Law Review: Kylie vs. Kylie, Adidas vs. Tesla and Noncompetes vs. Everyone

A week in the law has seen false reports of another lawsuit between Minogue and Jenner, while Adidas battles Tesla’s trademark try.

clock February 13, 2017Julie Zerbo

Legal

New York & Co. Hit With $5.6M Verdict in Activewear Trademark Fight

A New York jury agreed with Reflex Performance Resources that its Velocity trademark was being infringed by a competing line from New York & Co.

clock February 13, 2017Kali Hays

A Sears closing in Mountain View, Calif.

Legal

Sears CEO, Investors Cut $40M Deal to End Store Spin-Off Suit

Investors agreed to drop claims that a lease buyback deal with a Sears- created trust benefited chief executive officer Edward Lampert more than the company.

clock February 9, 2017Kali Hays

Jack Ma is pushing Alibaba to keep changing for the future.

Legal

Alibaba Boycotting Counterfeit Complaints by ‘Malicious’ IP Agency

The Chinese e-commerce giant said Hangzhou Wangwei Technology is one of many intellectual property agencies filing “malicious” and baseless counterfeit complaints.

clock February 9, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

Lawsuit: Melania Trump’s Brand Hurt by ‘Defamatory’ News Report

Trump’s lawyers charged in the libel lawsuit the first lady had a “once-in-a lifetime opportunity” to significantly expand her commercial brands into such categories as apparel and shoes.

clock February 7, 2017Kristi Ellis

The baby bucket bag exclusive to Mansur Gavriel's forthcoming pop-up shop.

Legal

WWD Law Review: From Design Patent Protection to Internet Influencers

This week’s legal activity has seen Mansur Gavriel file for two design patents, and BareMinerals sign a major deal with a beauty influencer.

clock February 3, 2017Julie Zerbo

Snap Inc.'s Spectacles.

Legal

Eyebobs Seeks Injunction in Snap Spectacles Suit

Eyebobs is suing Snap for trademark infringement, but wants Spectacles sales halted during litigation.

clock February 2, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

E-tailer Shoemagoo Seeks Court Invention in Nasty Gal Sublease Dispute

The footwear retailer, which is subleasing space from Nasty Gal in Kentucky, filed an emergency motion to have its rental agreement enforced.

clock February 1, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Tim Cook Apple

Legal

Amazon, Apple CEOs Fight Back Against Immigration Ban

In letters sent to employees this week, Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook voiced a firm stance on the executive order restricting immigration from Muslim-majority countries.

clock January 30, 2017Maghan McDowell

Legal

WWD Law Review: Ports 1961, Max Mara

Ports 1961 and Max Mara have won two key trademark cases in the Far East.

clock January 27, 2017Julie Zerbo

Piston Head II: Artists Engage the Automobile exhibit Lapo Elkann

Legal

Charges Against Lapo Elkann Dropped

The Italian entrepreneur and Fiat heir will not be prosecuted.

clock January 25, 2017Luisa Zargani

DVF's new logo and ad campaign.

Legal

WWD Law Review: Issues Involving Firms From Alibaba to DVF

Intellectual property rights and counterfeits were in focus among the legal crowd over the last week, as everyone from eBay and Alibaba to DVF made moves involving the issues.

clock January 19, 2017Julie Zerbo

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Nordstrom outpaced rivals last year, driven by online and Nordstrom Rack.

Business

Nordstrom Reports Fourth-Quarter Net Gain

clock 11hDavid Moin

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