The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.
• Kristi Ellis
Bits & Bytes: Thump This … To Each His Own … Paparazzi Scene …
Think the iPod is convenient? How about a pair of sunglasses that plays tunes? Oakley Inc.’s Thump incorporates a digital audio player and earphones, and the whole thing weighs less than 2 oz. The $395 version stores 60...
@rebeccaminkoff is bringing self-checkout to high fashion: The brand has partnered with @queuehop to bring its customers self-checkout options, beginning this holiday season at its SoHo store. (📷: Aurora Rose)
It was a big night for Demna Gvasalia at the Fashion Awards 2016 in London: The designer took home the award for international ready-to-wear designer for his work at @balenciaga, while his brand @vetements_official scooped international urban luxury brand. (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
Despite decades of enforcement, the plague of sweatshops still exists in America: "The sad reality is for workers in this industry there are still incredible problems and workers in this industry are subjected to inexcusable levels of violations of our basic labor standards." - David Weil, The Department of Labor Wage and Hour