Actress Meryl Streep and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld dominated the conversation in connection with the Academy Awards red carpet, but what about the elephant in the room: What looks were paid for and what is the legality at play when an actress is paid?
Meanwhile, Christian Louboutin, a mainstay on just about every red carpet, was handed a loss in Switzerland this week in its quest to gain exclusive rights to its red sole trademark; Alibaba spoke out against Chinese intellectual property laws, and as retailers continue to file for bankruptcy, one form of intellectual property is taking center stage.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
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