As one lawsuit against Philipp Plein escalates, the brand has lost another.
Luxury leather accessories brand Perrin Paris said its year-old lawsuit against Philipp Plein, accusing the brand of ripping off a patented design for a glovelike handle on clutch bags, has settled in its favor. The brand said a court in Hamburg last week ordered Philipp Plein to pay a monetary settlement and forbade the company from selling designs using the glove handle.
Trevor Andrew, the artist known for his Gucci Ghost collaboration with Gucci, hit Complexcon last weekend to launch his fist line, Real Buy. The streetwear line includes jackets, short- and long-sleeve T-shirts, each with one of the artist’s seven designs, reports @ariahughes .
Kane Brown didn’t take the traditional road to country music stardom, writes @jeanpalmieri .
Instead of cutting his teeth in church and dive bars throughout the South, Brown made a splash on Facebook by releasing several covers of country classics — George Strait’s “Check Yes or No” and Lee Brice’s “I Don’t Dance” among them — that soon went viral. “I was working at FedEx and Target and just doing it for fun,” he said of the videos. “I put it on social media and got around 50 likes. Then I woke up one day and saw that it had gone viral overnight.” Read more on WWD.com 📸: @georgechinsee