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Rihanna’s Hand in Fenty Designs Questioned as Puma, Forever 21 Suit Escalates

Forever 21 wants to know exactly how involved the singer was in the designs of some popular Fenty shoe styles.

clock January 5, 2018Kali Hays

A Forever 21 store.

Fashion Scoops

Forever 21 Releases Details of Security Breach

The retailer found encryption technology turned off and malware installed in some of its U.S. store cash register systems.

clock December 28, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Riley Rose opened in Bridgewater, N.J.

Beauty Features

Forever 21 Opens Eighth Riley Rose

Shopping centers are looking to beauty brands to build traffic. Riley Rose has expanded to eight stores in just three months. Its newest store is in Bridgewater, N.J.

clock December 23, 2017Faye Brookman

A Forever 21 store.

Legal

Forever 21 Accused of Negligence in $2 Million Bathroom Video Suit

A former employee is suing for millions after finding a very private video has made its way online. Forever 21 says an investigation is underway.

clock November 30, 2017Kali Hays

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2018

Legal

Forever 21 Cites Dozens of Brands in Fight Over Gucci Stripes

The chain is relying on the sale of striped items by everyone from Balenciaga to J. Crew to undermine Gucci’s trademarks.

clock November 29, 2017Kali Hays

Christian Louboutin's Latest Collaborations for Fall 2017

Legal

WWD Law Review: The Red Sole Battle Walks On, Hacking Woes and Italian Taxes

Christian Louboutin continues its battle to protect its red-sole trademark, Forever 21 suffers a hack attack and the Italian tax authorities act to boost Made in Italy.

clock November 19, 2017Julie Zerbo

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2018

Legal

Gucci Scores Tentative Dismissal of Forever 21’s Stripes Lawsuit

The fast-fashion chain has the opportunity to fix allegations around Gucci’s numerous trademarks protecting its classic stripe designs.

clock November 7, 2017Kali Hays

Beauty Bakerie

Beauty Features

Recalculating: Three Women Became Beauty Leaders When Their Careers Took a Detour

The beauty category offered options to women who started fast-growing companies.

clock October 25, 2017Faye Brookman

The new corporate name for Coach Inc.

Legal

WWD Law Review: Fast Fashion Fights Back, LuLaRoe’s Woes and the Name-Change Game

Fast-fashion retailers are fighting back against trademark infringement claims, while LuLa Rose faces a potential class-action lawsuit from sales reps over changes in terms.

clock October 21, 2017Julie Zerbo

A Forever 21 store.

Legal

Forever 21 Copied Alo Yoga Sports Bra, Brand Says

The fast-fashion chain is no stranger to infringement lawsuits, but claims around athleticwear are getting more frequent.

clock October 19, 2017Kali Hays

A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

Legal

Adidas Ends Lawsuit Against Juicy Couture Over Stripes

The brands have reached their second settlement in recent years.

clock October 11, 2017Kali Hays

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

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