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Sebastian Suhl Joining Valentino

clock 2hLuisa Zargani

Fashion

Fashion World Mourns Death of Azzedine Alaïa

clock November 18, 2017WWD Staff

Business

Uncovering China's Lingerie Opportunity

clock 10hTiffany Ap and Casey Hall

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Christian Louboutin's Latest Collaborations for Fall 2017

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WWD Law Review: The Red Sole Battle Walks On, Hacking Woes and Italian Taxes

Christian Louboutin continues its battle to protect its red-sole trademark, Forever 21 suffers a hack attack and the Italian tax authorities act to boost Made in Italy.

clock 19hJulie Zerbo

Ivanka Trump at a state dinner during Chinese president Xi Jinping's first meeting with Donald Trump.

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Aquazzura Ends Trademark Suit Against Ivanka Trump

The case was headed to trial.

clock November 17, 2017Kali Hays

Model on the catwalkTorrid show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 12 Sep 2017

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Hot Topic Creditors Fuming Over Sycamore’s Torrid ‘Scheme’

A group of investors are accusing the private equity firm of splitting plus-size retailer Torrid in order to reap all the profits of a recent IPO for itself.

clock November 14, 2017Kali Hays

Google office in London

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Google Facing Antitrust Inquiry From Missouri Attorney General

Attorney General Josh Hawley, who recently launched a run for Senate next year, is making a target out of the online giant.

clock November 13, 2017Kali Hays

Taylor Swift

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WWD Law Review: Paradise Papers, Taylor Swift Strikes Back and China and IP

Nike was among the companies caught up in the Paradise Papers release, while Taylor Swift is striking back against a blogger’s post.

clock November 11, 2017Julie Zerbo

Wildfox Fall 2016

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Wildfox Hits Back at H&M With Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

The Los Angeles company is now suing the Swedish fast-fashion retailer alleging use of its name on pieces sold at H&M stores and online.

clock November 10, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli

Legal

Prada Admitted to Tax Compliance Regime With Italy’s Tax Authorities

This is in accordance with a law passed in 2015 and allows to have an ongoing dialogue in full transparency with the country’s Tax Authority, significantly decreasing fiscal risks.

clock November 9, 2017Luisa Zargani

Wal-Mart is said to be developing a pop-up format.

Legal

Wal-Mart Again Faces Allegations of Pay Discrimination in New Class Action

A group of women are reigniting an effort to close the gender pay gap, at least in southern Wal-Mart stores.

clock November 7, 2017Kali Hays

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2018

Legal

Gucci Scores Tentative Dismissal of Forever 21’s Stripes Lawsuit

The fast-fashion chain has the opportunity to fix allegations around Gucci’s numerous trademarks protecting its classic stripe designs.

clock November 7, 2017Kali Hays

Kim Kardashian

Legal

WWD Law Review: LuLaRoe, Kardashian and Bangladesh

A second class-action lawsuit against LuLaRose, and a win for Kim Kardashian in court were top news reports this week.

clock November 3, 2017Julie Zerbo

Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring Zoe Zhang.

Legal

Lululemon Drops Sports Bra Infringement Suit Against Under Armour

A patented bra design wasn’t enough to keep the rival athleticwear brands in court.

clock October 30, 2017Kali Hays

Marnie SimpsonSIXTY6 Magazine launch party, London, UK - 12 Oct 2017

Legal

WWD Law Review: Non-competes, Influencers and Model Protection

A non-compete battle between cosmetics giants, British crackdown on influencer postings and protection of models against sexual harassment dominated the legal scene this week.

clock October 27, 2017Julie Zerbo

Adwoa Aboah and models on the catwalkL'Oreal show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, Paris Fashion Week, France - 01 Oct 2017

Legal

L’Oréal Halts Shiseido Hire of Former Executive

A former executive can’t yet start work with Shiseido after L’Oréal argued its plans for tech-driven foundation would be at risk.

clock October 27, 2017Kali Hays

Lancome Le Teint Particulier

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L’Oréal Says Shiseido Hire Threatens Its Custom Beauty Developments

The beauty giant is looking to a wide roll out of a new foundation technology, but an involved executive has decamped to rival Shiseido.

clock October 26, 2017Kali Hays

The new corporate name for Coach Inc.

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WWD Law Review: Fast Fashion Fights Back, LuLaRoe’s Woes and the Name-Change Game

Fast-fashion retailers are fighting back against trademark infringement claims, while LuLa Rose faces a potential class-action lawsuit from sales reps over changes in terms.

clock October 21, 2017Julie Zerbo

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