With emphasis on broad ranging topics covering multiple jurisdictions and engaging various stakeholders, the INTA Brands and Fashion conference was a two-day advanced-level conference in March held in New York, one of the world’s top fashion destinations.
The French luxury fashion brand Balenciaga, under the creative direction of modern designer Demna Gvasalia has designed a blue tote bag that has been likened in similarity to the well-known IKEA's iconic Frakta bag, yet at a considerably higher price. According to Dezeen, IKEA's popular Frakta bags are made from synthetic material polypropylene and were originally designed by siblings Marianne and Knut Hagberg, and costs just 40 pence...
Celebrities, social media personalities and bloggers warned that they are breaking the law by promoting products on Instagram without admitting they are being paid to do it. This is the first time the regulator has intervened in the issue, with The Federal Trade Commission reportedly targeting a sample of posts that 'either referenced a brand or directly endorsed products', but did not specify that it was paid for content.
Edward Enninful has been announced as the next Editor-in-chief of British Vogue. Enninful will take the reins from the current Editor-in-chief, Alexandra Shulman, who has been at the helm of the publication for over 25 years, becoming the magazines first male editor.
Theresa May has triggered Article 50. Britain's departure from the EU is imminent and marks a "historic moment from which there can be no turning back," says May. These impending changes have thrown us into particularly uncertain times. The UK has now entered a two-year-long period of negotiations, and question are being raised as to what the UK's leaving the EU means for both the creative industries and the UK's future creative economy?
Luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin has received yet another set back in an attempt to register its red sole shoe as a trademark in Switzerland - this time from the country’s highest court - The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland in Lausanne, whom rejected the luxury footwear brands appeal to register the colour red as a trademark.