March 2014 archive

FASHION LAW: ALEXANDER MCQUEEN IN FEUD WITH UNPAID INTERN

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alexander-mcqueen

Former Alexander McQueen intern is suing the fashion powerhouse for unpaid wages. Rachel Watson – a pseudonym one of her lawyers used – claims she worked for a duration of four months unpaid, and now declares the fashion house pay her back “lost wages” totaling more than $10,700. From 2009-2010, Watson’s internship included daily duties of drawing artwork […]

FASHION LAW: RIHANNA WINS LAWSUIT OVER TOPSHOP USING HER FACE WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION

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RIth

British multinational retailer, Topshop is being sued by none other than Barbadian singer Rihanna. The mega star triumphs over the Arcadia Group retailer in a case where she claims that the brand tried to “pass off,” or attempts to pass off the garments as being approved by her. Topshop has initially disputed the lawsuit stating that they legally purchased the […]