Lavatte agreed to provide all operating capital such as marketing expenses, the cost to develop the line and all other costs of operation of the business venture Keyshia Dior was to contribute her name and likeness, to assist in the artistic development of the brand, to market and promote...

, usually this is only done by large sportswear companies that need specialist fabrics (ex. Nike.) Luxury brands will be able to request special prints, colour combinations, or dyes, but they will rarely get a fabric specifically create and woven for them. Here are the steps involved in...

SINGLE SHOT: SITES WE LOVE: Just when we think Britney is making another stellar comeback, she gets knocked down. Brit is getting sued for $10 million over a perfume deal. (The Cut) 93% of women find their armpits unattractive. At least it's a consensus. (WSJ) Marion Cotillard has a new...

Already-established brand and Beverly Hills makeup studio, Chroma, says Khroma-with-a-K dilutes their brand, and causes consumers to believe they are somehow affiliated with the Kardashian empire. The brand posted a letter to their website, driving their message home– but not without a little...

(WWD) • Ever wonder how Azealia Banks gets her phenomenal eggplant weaves so laid? Our dear friend Danielle over at The Style and Beauty Doctor chatted with the rapper's hair stylist, Liz Owusu for the tea on Banks's hair regimen. Check it out! (Style and Beauty Doc) Ralph Lauren Fall...

(Animal NY) • Rapper mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs is being sued by Empress Haircare Products over the use of the "Empress" name for his fragrance which launched last summer. While Diddy's lawyers offered to pay Empress for use of the name, the company refused, and is now trying to generate a...

First Christian Louboutin's red soles get copied (twice!), and now Jo-Ann Fabrics is peddling a fabric that looks like it's covered in Coach's "Signature C" logo. As such, Coach is taking legal action against the company. According to WWD: "Filed in the Northern District of Illinois, the...

The company is being sued by two men in New York, and they claim it's for two primary reasons. First, the company lies about being Greek, and secondly, because the 0% featured on the fat-free variety is misleading and seems to suggest that it's sugar-free as well. So basically Chobani is...

Get into Miu Miu's murky (sexy!) Spring 2013 ads. (WWD) • Forbes magazine named former Miss Universe Leila Lopes one of the 'Top 20 Power Women in Africa 2012,' citing her charity work for HIV/AIDS patients. (Global Grind) • NYMag gets up close and personal with the Brooklynettes, a group...

- Poor Jo-Ann Fabrics. There they were, just trying to unload some tacky fleece patterns on a craft-loving public, when Coach comes along and sues them for trademark infringement. Apparently, the luxury brand finds the elongated Os of a pattern at an Ohio-based Jo-Ann Fabrics far too similar...

 

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