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Must Read: Pamela Love Sues Nasty Gal, Korean Beauty Startup Memebox Raises Almost $70 Million

Plus, why Brooklyn might be the next big textile manufacturing hub.
Pamela Love. Photo: Robin Marchant/Getty Images

Pamela Love. Photo: Robin Marchant/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines on Wednesday.

"Nasty Gal is a serial infringer"
New York-based jewelry designer Pamela Love is taking Nasty Gal to court. In a dispute over three allegedly copied designs, Love is seeking upwards of $300,000 in damages. Documents describe Nasty Gal as a "serial infringer" with "a business model that ignores the intellectual property rights of others." In addition to the hefty amount of cash, Love is looking for Nasty Gal to "immediately and permanently cease all sales" of the styles in question. {The Fashion Law}

The little K-Beauty start-up that could

Digital Korean beauty company Memebox raised an impressive $69.95 million in Series C funding from investors Formation 8, Goodwater Capital and Pejman Mar Ventures, bringing the brand's total funding close to $100 million. It will use the money to expand its e-commerce capabilities as well as its own brand and brick-and-mortar stores. {WWD}

'Made in Brooklyn' has a nice ring to it
New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s is pushing a new bill — the Made in America Manufacturing Communities Act — that would boost apparel and textile jobs in Brooklyn. According to Gillibrand, the borough is "perfectly suited for a manufacturing boom." {WWD}

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