Business

Politics and Fashion: Not-So-Cozy Bedfellows

Branding experts and academics speak out about what brands need to do to navigate the next four years.

clock 17hLisa Lockwood

Beauty

Chiara Ferragni, SKII Launch Global Campaign

The influencer is one of four faces chosen by the brand to take part in the initiative.

clock 17hRachel Strugatz

Fashion

Saint Laurent RTW Fall 2017

Anthony Vaccarello's sophomore show at Saint Laurent featured a mix of aggressively cool, Instagrammable styles and impeccably made basics.

clock 22hBridget Foley

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Mark Light ( of Mary Kay Jewelers)Neil Lane Jewelry Launch Party, Los Angeles, America - 22 Jul 2010Neil Lane Debuts New Collection With Kay Jewelers at Drai's at The W Hotel Hollywood

Legal

Sterling Jewelers Pushes Back Against Accounts of Worker Harassment

The operator of Jared and Kay Jewelers said accounts of sexual harassment by female employees detailed in an ongoing discrimination case are “not substantiated.”

clock 21hKali Hays

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Legal

Moose Knuckles Scores $52M Verdict Against Counterfeit Sites

The outerwear brand came out the victor against a network of Chinese sites selling counterfeit Moose Knuckles merchandise.

clock February 28, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

Wal-Mart Dodges Shareholder Suit Over Bribery in Mexico

A federal judge in New York said an investor suit was simply too little, too late.

clock February 27, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

WWD Law Review: Thrasher, Richemont and Coach’s Hangtag

Last week’s legal cases included a dispute between a skater bible and fast-fashion retailers, as well as domain battles involving Chinese sites and Jimmy Choo and Richemont.

clock February 27, 2017Julie Zerbo

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Legal

Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands Copyright Suit: A Fashion Primer

An intellectual property lawyer and professor weighs in on what the fashion industry may face after the U.S. Supreme Court decides on the only apparel copyright case it’s ever considered.

clock February 27, 2017Kali Hays

Larry Flynt Hustler Hollywood

Legal

Hustler Sues Fresno for Blocking New Retail Spot

The adult media company operates a retail chain selling lingerie and other goods and claims Fresno changed city rules in an effort to block a new location.

clock February 24, 2017Kali Hays

Rick Owens Paris Men's Fall 2017

Legal

Rick Owens Pulls Dismissal Bid in Shareholder Suit

The company relied on arguments of improper jurisdiction, which were recently addressed by a 10 percent shareholder claiming she’s being forced out of her stake.

clock February 24, 2017Kali Hays

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

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