A US district Judge has dismissed a lawsuit between fashion brand Louis Vuitton and MGA Entertainment poop-shaped toymaker of purse called ‘Pooey Puitton.’ Louis Vuitton was sued by maker of 'Pooey Puitton' poop-shaped purse handbags, back in December 2018. MGA sought a court declaration that Pooey Puitton did not infringe Louis Vuitton's intellectual property rights, and is protected parody and fair use.
Gucci, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen are among the leading fashion brands who have pledged to ban the working with models under the age 18. Kering group has made a commitment that the group’s Houses will only hire models aged over 18 to represent adults at their fashion shows and advertising campaigns. The new age restriction, which will be enforced in early 2020, was announced by Francois-Henri Pinault, the chairman and CEO of the Kering group.
The Duke of Sussex has accepted substantial damages and welcomed a formal apology from Splash News and Picture Agency over aerial photographs taken of his home in Oxfordshire, says Buckingham Palace. In court documents, lawyers for the Duke of Sussex documented how Splash News and Picture Agency, a well-known paparazzi agency, flew a helicopter over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Oxfordshire property, taking pictures of “the living area and dining area of the home and directly into the bedroom.”
Kardashian revealed her aspirations in a new interview for the May feature of Vogue. It’s been reported that Kim Kardashian West has had a interest in law for a while. She’s has taken an active interest in criminal justice over the past year - and now she’s taking the next step!
Gifting has been around for decades. Whether it’s the offer of a trip, treatment or product, freebies are part and parcel of fashion and beauty journalism. But adding influencers to the mix has pushed numerous issues to the forefront. While some subscribers still can’t get enough, a growing movement is asking for less superficiality.
The news that Calvin Klein is closing its runway division may not come as a shock. In December 2018, the American brand’s chief creative officer, Raf Simons, quit the post eight months before the end of his contract. Now, Calvin Klein is shutting down its Calvin Klein Collection business, according to the New York Post. We consider whether leaving the runway could be the path to a profitable fashion brand?
The Model, Gigi Hadid has found herself in the middle of yet another copyright infringement suit for allegedly posting a copyright-protected photograph of herself to her Instagram account. The case, filed on Monday in a Federal district court was brought by the New York based company Xclusive Lee Inc.
Sixteen British celebrities, including Rita Ora, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Alexa Chung and Ellie Goulding, have pledged to change the way they label social media posts after the UK’s competition authority crack down on the practice of influencers being paid for endorsing products without proper disclosure.