Adventures in Copyright: Forever 21 Goes Jeremy Scott on 'The Simpsons'

Hey, dude, this design looks pretty familiar.
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Hey, dude, this design looks pretty familiar.
Left, Jeremy Scott Fall 2012 (Photo: Getty Images); Right, Forever 21

Left, Jeremy Scott Fall 2012 (Photo: Getty Images); Right, Forever 21

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On Tuesday, fast fashion retailer Forever 21 launched a collection inspired by "The Simpsons." Pieces currently range from $9.99 to $19.80 for sweatshirts and skirts featuring the iconic show's characters.

The only problem? The Bart Simpson pattern looks remarkably similar to Jeremy Scott's fall 2012 collection, made famous thanks to street style shots of then-rising model Cara Delevingne. Though the face is flipped and smaller, it's hard not to note the near-identical placement and styling -- a crop top and mini skirt -- of Scott's original designs. 

Of course, Scott himself has been accused of lifting ideas in the past -- even from low-end retailers like Asos -- so perhaps this is a case of what goes around, comes around. Or, as Bart himself would say, "Don't have a cow, man."