FIVE FASHION LAW MUST READS FOR THE WEEKEND
Curl up with your tablet and check out the chicest news stories in the media this week!
Planning an In-Kind Sponsorship Agreement for Fashion Exhibition or Show via Law on the Runway
Attorney Rachel Fischbein provides advice on in-kind sponsorship agreements based on her experience with the 360Fashion runway show.
Are copyright trolls taking over the fashion industry? via Fortune
Shar Simantob and his Los Angeles-based textile company, United Fabric International, are used to following trends in the fashion industry. The company works as a middleman between mills and labels to develop fabrics and prints in line with what tastemakers say will be hot in the coming seasons.
Harvard Had An Elle of Time Mixing Fashion and Finance via A Preponderance of Fashion
Previous Guest Author, Fashion Blawger, poses the question, “Can you be good at fashion and finance?”
Louboutin Adds Protection with Design Patents via B.A.F.F.L.E.D.
Fab shoemaker Christian Louboutin is always working to protect his brand. His latest attempt has been obtaining a design patent for his spiked toe design. He’s already overcome the red sole battle, and is now continuing on in making sure there’s no confusion as to what belongs to him and only him.
Perry Ellis President Accused Of Saying “No Blacks In My Ads” via Refinery 29
Friend to the blog and friend in real life, Ally Hickson, wrote this piece!
Prejudice is nothing new in the fashion industry. Last year, Zara was accused of harassment, and news broke this week that Coach was facing a weight-discrimination suit. Today, another brand is under fire: Perry Ellis is being sued over claims that the company’s president, Oscar Feldenkreis, demanded there be “no Blacks in my ads” or “anyone who looked too gay.”
Photo credit: Lais Ribeiro via Fashion Gone Rogue for Bottletop Shot by Photographer Jerome Duran