Must Read: Dior Is Collaborating With Thebe Magugu, Demand for Counterfeit Luxury Goods Is Rising
Plus, Yoox's private designer sale is coming to New York.
Must Read: Introducing the House of Slay, How Independent Brands Resist Counterfeits
Plus, companies unveil new environmental commitments through UN Fashion Charter.
Must Read: The Museum at FIT Opens Power Dressing Exhibit, Mercari Enters the Authentication Market
Plus, how Cariuma competes in the sneaker game.
Must Read: Lessons From a Failed Shoe Startup, Instagram Bans 'Plastic Surgery' Effect Filters
Plus, a look inside Nordstrom's dynasty.
Must Read: Gucci Runway Protester Speaks Out, Barneys Reportedly Close to Potential Deal
Plus, Vogue Business Chief Editor Lauren Indvik moves to "The Financial Times."
People All Over the World Are Searching to Shop Fake Supreme Online
A new study shows that replicas of the streetwear brand's pieces are the most-searched requests globally, along with a growing interest in counterfeit fashion in the U.S.
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Must Read: Everlane Launches Denim, What's Next For Streetwear Collaborations
Plus, Chanel releases the 21st episode to their short film series.
Chinese Retail Giant Alibaba Launches 'Big Data Anti-counterfeiting Alliance' With Louis Vuitton, Swarovski and More
It's a major step in the fight against fake goods sold online.
Belstaff Will Receive $42 Million From Over 600 Counterfeit Websites
The British luxury lifestyle brand teamed up with MarkMonitor on a civil lawsuit against online counterfeiters in the US
A First Look at Nike X Sacai, Bar Refaeli Got Engaged
And Aeropostale and American Eagle are making a comeback, minus their logos.
Kate Moss Invites 'Vogue' Over for Tea, Louis Vuitton Is Very Well Liked
And U.S. authorities seized counterfeit Hermès handbags worth millions.
Law Proposing Jail Time for Purchasing Counterfeit Designer Goods Could Still Pass
If at first you don't succeed... A bill proposing jail time or a stiff fine for purchasing counterfeit goods originally proposed in 2011 is getting a new push by New York councilwoman Margaret Chin.
$511 Million Worth of Counterfeit Handbags and Wallets Was Seized in 2012
Though the legal system is starting to make waves in preventing the production of counterfeit designer goods, it definitely has a ways to go. In Los Angeles last month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 1,500 counterfeit Hermes handbags totaling $14.1 million in value.
Unintentional Fashion Editorial: US Customs Officers Get Fierce With Fake Louboutins
So the U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 20,457 pairs of fake Christian Louboutins at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport. That's a helluva lo
Hermes Employees Helped an International Crime Ring Make $18 Million in Knockoff Birkins
Hermes is not messing around when it comes to counterfeits. Last month, the legendary luxury label shut down 34 counterfeit sites--and won $100 million in damages--and now they've helped the French police bust an international crime ring that produced and sold knockoffs of their bags, WWD is reporting. Apparently, the illegal operation was making millions in Hermes counterfeits--one Paris public prosecutor put profits at 18 million euros (or $22 million) for just one branch of the ring--and they were doing it all with the help of actual Hermes employees.
New French Anti-Counterfeit Campaign Reminds Tourists That Knockoffs Could Get You Three Years in Jail
Thinking of buying a Chanel-branded cell phone while vacationing in Paris this summer? (You totally were, right?) Well don't, because you could go to jail for three years, as these clever new anti-counterfeit ads introduced today by French luxury goods association Comité Colbert make plain.