Forever 21

Gucci's fall 2017 collection shown in Milan.

Legal

Gucci Demands Quick End to Forever 21’s Call to Cancel Stripe Trademarks

The luxury powerhouse is fighting hard against an attack on its long-held stripe trademarks.

clock September 11, 2017Kali Hays

Palladio will be featured on Zulily.

Color Cosmetics

Palladio Beauty Brings Its Professional Cosmetics to Zulily

Brand seeks to build its retail footprint.

clock September 6, 2017Faye Brookman

Street style, shoe detailStreet Style, Tbilisi Fashion Week, Georgia - 09 May 2017

Legal

What to Watch: Legal Eye

Some ongoing lawsuits between brands could have broad implications for the fashion industry.

clock August 22, 2017Kali Hays

Legal

WWD Law Review: The Rights to Stripe and Trump’s China Move

The changing tactics in Forever 21’s battles with Gucci and Adidas, and President Trump seeks to hit back at China over intellectual property.

clock August 18, 2017Julie Zerbo

Gucci Fall 2017: Men's and Women's Show

Legal

Gucci Hits Back at Forever 21 in Stripe Trademark Battle

The luxury house said Forever 21’s copying is too “blatant” to ignore.

clock August 8, 2017Kali Hays

A Forever 21 store.

Legal

WWD Law Review: Limits on Authenticity, Misspelled Fakes and the Price Is Right

The week’s legal action included a case involving Coty’s attempts to limit distribution and a deceptive pricing suit against Forever 21.

clock July 30, 2017Julie Zerbo

A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

Legal

Adidas Sues Forever 21 for Using Stripe Design — Again

The German company wants Forever 21 to stop using stripe designs similar to its trademarked version once and for all.

clock July 18, 2017Kali Hays

Brands had the chance to tell their stories at CPNA

Beauty Features

CPNA Offered Fertile Hunting Ground for Beauty Breakthoughs

More than 36,000 flocked to Las Vegas looking to place a bet on a winning beauty launch.

clock July 17, 2017Faye Brookman

Forever 21 pre-fall

Marketing and Promotion

Forever 21 Enlists Broad Mix for Pre-Fall Campaign

The retailer said it’s focusing on diversity for its newest campaign.

clock July 17, 2017Kari Hamanaka

RihannaFenty Puma by Rihanna show, Arrivals, Fall Winter 2016, New York Fashion Week, America - 12 Feb 2016

Legal

Puma Still Fighting Forever 21 Sale of Alleged Rihanna Knock-offs

The brand is headed to an appeals court after a California judge dismissed a majority of its infringement suit.

clock July 5, 2017Kali Hays

Exclusive pictures of the Gucci Resort 2018 show in Florence

Legal

Forever 21 Takes Preemptive Jab at Gucci in Fight for Stripes

The fast-fashion chain is not waiting around for a trademark lawsuit to take Gucci to court.

clock June 27, 2017Kali Hays

Fenty Puma by Rihanna show, Fall Winter 2016, New York Fashion Week, America - 12 Feb 2016

Legal

Forever 21 Can Keep Selling Alleged Knock-offs of Rihanna Fenty Shoes

Puma lost a bid to get allegedly infringing shoe style off Forever 21 shelves while an infringement suit rages on.

clock June 5, 2017Kali Hays

Backstage at Fenty Puma by Rihanna RTW Fall 2017

Legal

Forever 21 Says Rihanna’s Puma Designs Are ‘Classic,’ Up for Grabs

The fast-fashion retailer said Puma’s infringement claims don’t hold up given the lack of originality in Rihanna’s Fenty shoe designs.

clock May 25, 2017Kali Hays

A comparison of Valfré's rainbow phone case (left) and Forever 21's case.

Legal

WWD Law Review: Copyright Infringement, Beauty Dupes and China

Recent legal action has seen another suit against Forever 21, the growing proliferation of beauty dupes — and the AAFA’s decision to allow JD.com to join.

clock May 20, 2017Julie Zerbo

Forever 21

Beauty Features

Forever 21 to Open 13 Riley Rose Beauty and Lifestyle Boutiques

The retailer plans to open 10 locations by the end of 2017.

clock May 19, 2017Allison Collins

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