The Fashion World is reeling over a sexual harassment lawsuit that has rocked retail giant American Apparel. Former sales clerk Irene Morales is suing the company;s unorthodox executive, Dov Charney, for a whopping $250 million. The soft-spoken teenager accuses the Canadian of "forcing" her...

A class action lawsuit was filed here in California this week against Kiss My Face and about two dozen other cosmetic manufacturers. Seems it's a bit of a no-no out here to call your cosmetics organic unless they contain at least 70% organic ingredients. But that's not the only place...

June 28, 2011 Lady Gaga has been accused of skimming a portion of the proceeds raised for victims of the M9 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, according to a class action lawsuit filed in the US. The plaintiffs allege that Gaga and others took part of the first $5 of each donation made for the...

Previous Entry Christopher Jun 10, 2011 Tory Burch LLC has scored a major victory against online counterfeiters — the designer has won $164 million in a suit against 41 cybersquatters that were linked to 232 websites that sold fake Tory Burch flats, handbags and accessories. The award is...

In a substantial ruling for luxury companies fighting counterfeiters, Tory Burch won $ 164 million in a suit against 232 websites selling fake Tory Burch flats, handbags, and accessories. But this is not about the dough, WWD notes: While Burch has almost no chance of getting the money from...

On Monday, a class action lawsuit was filed against New Balance regarding their toning shoes which supposedly "use hidden balance board technology that encourages muscle activation in the glutes, quads, hamstrings and calves, which in turn burns calories." The plaintiffs believe these claims...

The class-action lawsuit against the media and entertainment conglomerate has resulted in an agreement to pay out $5.8 million USD to compensate for lost wages. The company encompasses several high-end magazines such as Vogue and Vanity Fair of which were accused to pay little to nothing for...

According to the New York Post, a slew of major New York City modeling agencies from Wilhelmina to Ford to Elite are currently the target of a $20 million class action lawsuit alleging that their fraudulent accounting led to models getting repeatedly cheated out of their hard-earned...

First, hundreds of customers filed a class-action lawsuit against WEN hair care and now customers are doing the same against EOS lip balm. A woman named Rachel Cronin is leading the suit, saying the product gave her an "awful" experience. According to TMZ, Cronin says, "within hours of...

Louisa Raske, a model who appeared on the May/June 2005 cover of Brides, at left, is leading the class action suit and seeks $20 million in damages. Her 19-page summons claims that these agencies commonly work on the models' behalf without the models knowing it, and arrange deals "as if the...

 

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