Chanel Inc. filed a lawsuit against Fernanda E. Harrington for alleged trademark infringement. Documents filed on June 11 in a U.S. District Court in Atlanta accuse Harrington of selling and advertising counterfeit handbags and sunglasses bearing Chanel marks on Cachedesigns.com. Chanel is asking for a preliminary and permanent injunction, unspecified financial damages and trial costs. Harrington could not be reached for comment.
Gucci America Inc. filed a lawsuit against Paulette Tyrrell-Miller, Real Deal Handbags and Authentic Style, alleging the sale of counterfeit products. In documents filed on May 21 in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Gucci said the defendants are selling and promoting merchandise, including handbags, which are exact copies of one or more of the Gucci trademarks. Gucci is seeking a preliminary and permanent injunction, unspecified financial damages and trial costs. Tyrrell-Miller could not be reached for comment.
Gucci America Inc. and Bottega Veneta International Sarl filed a lawsuit against Joseph Zev Goldblatt, Malky Goldblatt and Redcarpetbagz.com in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. According to documents filed on May 27, the defendants engaged in selling counterfeit and infringing handbags and other goods bearing the Gucci and Bottega marks. "The net effect of defendants' actions will be to result in the confusion of consumers who will believe defendants' counterfeit goods are genuine goods originating and approved by plaintiffs," the plaintiffs said in court documents. Gucci and Bottega are asking for a preliminary and permanent injunction, unspecified financial damages and trial costs. The defendants could not be reached for comment.
Nike Inc. sued Eastern Mountain Sports Inc., alleging the company is using Nike's Dri-Fit trademark in Internet advertising. Nike, in papers filed June 12 in U.S. District Court in Oregon, said Eastern Mountain has purchased the trademark Dri-Fit as a keyword trigger from one or more search engine providers, causing an advertisement for Eastern Mountain to appear as a sponsored link when a user types Dri-Fit as the search term. Eastern Mountain does not sell Dri-Fit or any other Nike product, Nike said, but "sells a competitive line of moisture-wicking clothing products, which consumers may assume have the same qualities and attributes as plaintiff's Dri-Fit clothing products, or are sponsored or licensed by, or affiliated with, the plaintiff." Nike is asking for an injunction, unspecified financial damages and trial costs. Eastern Mountain could not be reached for comment.Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. filed a lawsuit against Reaction and Matthew Cho on June 6 in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, alleging the defendants have used their Reaction and RXN trademarks in connection with women's clothing. "By incorporating Reaction into their corporate, assumed and trade names, defendants have used plaintiff's Reaction mark for the purpose of advertising and with the intent to deceive the purchasing public that defendants are affiliates of plaintiffs," court documents said. Kenneth Cole is seeking a preliminary and permanent injunction, unspecified financial damages and trial costs. Reaction could not be reached for comment.
My character, Dinah Madani, is just the coolest, [most] badass woman imaginable," says @amberroserevah. The actress stars in @marvel's newest series on @netflix, @thepunisher. To prepare for her role, Revah sat down with Homeland agents to get a real sense of with Dinah's day-to-day life is really like. Read our full interview on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
A scene from the 91st annual @macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade, which boasts 50 million TV viewers and 3.5 million on-site spectators, is considered one of the largest and most watched parades in the world. (📷: Jason Szenes/EPA-REX)
The circus came to @bloomingdales 59th Street on Tuesday night and lit up Lexington Avenue with acrobatic dancers, death-defying knife throwing, sword swallowing and aerial acts with no net. The 45 minutes of theatrics built up to unveiling the holiday windows depicting @swarovski crystal-encrusted circus pieces and scenes from “The Greatest Showman” – songs from the soundtrack included. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Joshua Scott)
The psychedelic fashion that pervaded the ’60s is back with an exhibit at the @museumofcityny. “Mode New York: Fashion Takes a Trip” chronicles the changing styles from 1960 through 1973 and features designers such as @ysl, @oscardelarenta and more. The exhibition, which is on display through April 1, is organized into four periods: First Lady Fasion, Youthquake, New Bohemia and New Nonchalance. Pictured here is model Pat Bardonella during the Garvey Day Parade in 1968. (📷: @kwamebphoto) #wwdeye #wwdfashion
“People should be a lot more honest in expressing both the dark and light of themselves. We need to give each other the space to do that because it’s the only way we can grow and evolve,” says @noelwells of her new film “Mr. Roosevelt,” which is largely based on her own struggles. Unexpectedly leaving @nbcsnl in 2014 after just one season, Wells felt set back in her self-esteem and career trajectory. She quickly refocused her energy to more personal projects, which led to the completion of “Mr. Roosevelt.” Read the rest of WWD’s interview with the “Master of None” actress on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
@barbrastreisand is giving fans a chance to see her perform up close in a new concert series, which makes its debut on @Netflix today. From behind-the-scenes takes to her concert performance in Miami last December, the two-hour streaming special captures Streisand in her element. Pictured here is the singer/actress photographed for WWD in 1963. (📷: Palmieri Tony) #wwdeye #wwdarchive
@chanel and @pharrell dropped what’s being dubbed as the world’s most exclusive sneakers yesterday. The Adidas Originals NMD Hu, which Williams designed in collaboration with Chanel and @adidasoriginals, has a waiting list of over 120K people who pre-registered online at chanelatcolette.fr –– and only 500 pairs are on sale. The singer predicted the resale value of the shoes could reach $40K. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Dominique Maître)
@imanshumpert is diving deeper into his creative endeavors and relaunching his clothing line, Post 90s, and is helping to raise money for the hurricane victims in St. Maarten with a jersey he’s designed with his brother. The Cleveland Cavaliers player talked to WWD about kneeling during the national anthem, working with fashion brands and how he wants to be more than an @nba player. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)