While anticounterfeiting is a tireless fight for many brands, Coach Inc. scored a $5.5 million win last month by settling with the owner of a well-known Fort Lauderdale, Fla., flea market that was selling fake Coach goods.
In the federal court settlement, Preston Henn, owner of the Swap Shop, agreed to the multimillion-dollar payment. “Thrilled” as Coach’s deputy general counsel Nancy Axilrod was with the settlement, it was not about the money per se, but the deterrent effect the case will have on others.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"