Watchmaker Tag Heuer S.A. sued Diamonds & Dials, a jewelry store at 106 West 34th Street in Manhattan., and its owner, Adam Gindy, for trademark infringement and unfair competition. According to the suit filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan Wednesday, the store allegedly misrepresented itself as an authorized retailer of Tag Heuer products. Tag Heuer asked the court to enjoin the store from using its trademark and to be awarded profits derived from acts of trademark infringement. Gindy did not respond to a request for comment.
Chanel Inc. filed a lawsuit on May 13 in U.S. District Court in Florida against Elliot J. Spring and Vendome Corporations, alleging that the defendants are promoting, advertising, distributing and selling costume jewelry, earrings, necklaces, hats, belts and hair accessories with the Chanel marks. Chanel is asking for a preliminary and permanent injunction, unspecified monetary damages and trial costs. The defendants could not be reached for comment.
Cartier, a division of Richemont North America Inc., and Cartier International N.V., filed a lawsuit against Seah LLC and Skymall Inc., alleging trade dress infringement. Court documents filed May 13 in U.S. District Court in Manhattan alleged that the defendants have sold watches that infringe on the Pasha De Carter trade dress. Cartier is asking the court to restrain the defendants from use of and to destroy all alleged infringing materials, as well as unspecified monetary damages. The defendants could not be reached for comment.
From overseeing America’s fastest-growing speciality retailers to codifying cool, WWD talked to the women who are leading the way for the future of beauty. Check out our Instagram Stories to see how these women built today and are creating tomorrow. (📸: @hannah_khymych) #wwdbeauty
For @laperlalingerie's spring 2018 show, the brand chose to host their event at @thevenetianmacao. With Chinese megastars @bingbing_fan and @hubing in attendance, La Perla debuted a rock ‘n’ roll-inspired collection. The show marked the start of Sands Macao Fashion Week, which runs from October 19 to 24 — the city’s first such event. Pictured here are models backstage with glimmering eyes. #wwdfashion (📷: Cheuk-Yin To)
Trending for spring 2018: top stitch design. Gone are the days of stitch just for seams — designers are using the once-minimal detail to create strong decorative elements. (📷: Paola Testa; Styled by @andrew_shang) #wwdfashion
@tradesy is turning the concept of a showroom upside down with its new space in Santa Monica. Here, the company plans to hold events, art exhibits and a showcase rare fashion pieces like this Louis Vuitton boxing set. Get all the details on Tradesy’s first showroom on WWD.com. #wwdnews
Spotted last night at the @erdem x @hm launch event: Kate Bosworth, Rashida Jones, Kirsten Dunst and Selma Blair. The party, which took place in LA, also marked the opening of their pop-up shop. “I was interested in creating a collection that wasn’t in any way disposable. It was about pieces you’d create and keep forever, things that have a permanence to it,” designer Erdem Moralioglu said. #wwdeye (📷: Katie Jones)
Renee Zellweger in yellow in 2001 and again in 2017. Chosen as one of the 12 @pantone Leading Spring Colors (and dubbed “Meadowlark”), it only makes sense that the bright hue stands the test of time and is making a resurgence this season, seen already on stars like @blakelively and @gigihadid. (📷: Donato Sardello & @rexfeatures) #wwdfashion #tbt
Dior’s 70th anniversary celebration continues with a new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. “Christian Dior,” which is scheduled to run through March 18, takes a look at the founders tenure from 1947 to 1057 and feature 40 designs. Pictured here is an evening gown from the Ailée, fall 1948-49 haute couture collection. #wwdfashion (📷: Brian Boyle)