FASHIONBOSS ENCORE: SUNDAY RECAP
Jeremy Scott gets sued for Graffiti Plagiarism | Moschino’s Jeremy Scott is facing major charges from graffiti artist “Rime” who claims the fashion designer ripped off a Detroit mural and printed it on a dress. Katy Perry and Gigi Hadid are included in the suit for endorsing said dress.
Yahoo Acquires Polyvore | Yahoo’s acquisition pro Marissa Mayer has taken over the floundering collage maker shopping community Polyvore. The purchase has spurred rumors of upping Yahoo! Fashion and their move into the fashion industry.
New Zealand Enforces a Child Labor Free Label | Fashion companies are now eligible to apply for a child labor free label on their brands when they pass a series of tests and inspections that cater to improving child welfare. Child labor is an ongoing sociopolitical issue internationally, which leads to New Zealand enforcing a system that helps consumers know who they’re buying their products from. Their “incredible transparency” is to show any issues immediately and stop them.
Alexander Wang leaves Balenciaga | Since July, Wang has parted ways with European fashion house, Balenciaga, after the duo decided to not renew his contract. His last collection will still be shone in Paris Fashion Week 2015.