Must Read: Edie Parker Sues Copycat Brand, Alessandro Michele for Gucci Won't Go on Sale

Plus, American Apparel responds to concern over the "Ask Me to Take It All Off" shirts employees were asked to wear on Black Friday.
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Plus, American Apparel responds to concern over the "Ask Me to Take It All Off" shirts employees were asked to wear on Black Friday.
A look from Gucci's spring 2016 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from Gucci's spring 2016 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Tuesday.

Edie Parker sues Box Bag
Edie Parker is suing handbag company Box Bag and its agent Beth Smolen for federal trademark infringement, unfair competition, trade dress infringement and copyright infringement. The New York-based label, which has garnered fans like Gwyneth Paltrow and Taylor Swift with its playful clutches, is also accusing Box Bag of misusing the Edie Parker trademark to attract and confuse customers. {The Fashion Law}

Hugo Boss cuts sales forecast for 2016
After a year of steady sales increases, particularly within its women's business, Hugo Boss announced at an investors' meeting Tuesday that 2016 is not looking as bright. The German apparel company says it does not expect to achieve its previously set goal of high single-digit sales growth next year, due to weakening demand in China and from tourists in the U.S. Other luxury companies, including Burberry and Hermès, have expressed similar concerns. {Bloomberg}

Gucci won't be marking down Alessandro Michele's first two collections
If receiving the International Fashion Designer of the Year award at the British Fashion Awards is any indication, 2015 has been the year of Alessandro Michele. And according to Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri, his designs have been selling so well that there are no plans to mark them down. "The full-price sell-through is super high, so even if I put them on sale now, the impact on sales would be tiny," he explained. So basically, start buying now. {Business of Fashion}

American Apparel will not have to wear "Ask Me to Take It All Off" shirts on Black Friday following an employee's complaint
American Apparel has decided to discontinue T-shirts that read "Ask Me to Take It All Off," which employees had been asked to wear on Black Friday, after one employee raised concern about the sexually suggestive slogan. {The Mary Sue}

Two siblings are crowdfunding trans swimwear
FLAVNT Streetwear's Courtney and Chris Rhodes (who identify as lesbian and trans male, respectively) took to Kickstarter to raise money for the Bearskin Top, a swim top for female-to-male consumers that minimizes the appearance of breasts much like binders. The duo says it "lets you get a tan and feel closer to being shirtless than anything else out there." {The Cut}

Karlie Kloss graces the cover of WSJ. Magazine
Cover star Karlie Kloss talks about the usual — modeling and coding — in her latest interview. Regarding her coding skills, the model told the magazine,"I'm just learning the ABCs." {WSJ. Magazine}

This post has been updated to reflect that the American Apparel shirts were discontinued.