one year and eight month in prison. The Dolce & Gabbana court case has been ongoing since December 3 of last year. The Italian police charge the designers along with board member Cristiana Ruella, Dolce's brother Alfonso Dolce and finance director Giuseppe Minoni with tax evasion totaling...

yesterday on the steps of City Hall, New York City Council Member Margaret Chin stated "Buying counterfeit is a crime and it's time we get serious about tackling this demand for fake goods," The bill would make knowingly buying items with counterfeit trademarks a class 'A' misdemeanor. The...

" I treated myself by making sure I had my bills paid on time...lol. We'll talk about these early days more one day and the present-day workings of my grind—who knows, maybe I'll write a book about it. And speaking of books, telling this story is exactly why I resonate very well with...

He was named Designer of the Year for the second time in two years, but it seems he wasn't expecting it. "I've just been texting Chris Kane saying 'Sam Cam's wearing your dress, you're definitely going to win it!' so this is a huge surprise," he told Vogue as he accepted the...

Whoever knew that fake Dior you were wielding could come at such a cost! And if caught at customs with a fake, the cost really gets steep: Yep, you really can be sentenced for up to three years in jail, or get slapped with € 300,000 fine. The new campaign is not the only way the Comité...

Now a proposed New York City bill will target consumers who shell out for faux designer goods. New York's City Council Chinatown representative Margaret Chin has proposed a bill that would punish buyers with a year in jail (or a more realistic $1,000 fine) for buying counterfeit items. Why...

one captured so shockingly in a video filmed in December of last year. Galliano, who was not in court to hear his sentence, faced a maximum of six months in jail plus a €22,500 (about $ 31,000) fine. At his June trial, the prosecutor asked judges for a guilty sentence with no jail time and...

Paris police announced yesterday that John Galliano could face actual jail time for his anti-Semitic tirade. The incredibly talented (sigh... we recall his recent couture collection with heavy heart) designer will have to stand trial and could face up to six months in prison, plus a $31,000...

David William Noll, 36, can avoid jail time by paying $13,000 USD in restitution before November — the amount property owners felt forced to shell out in order to protect and restore the elusive street artist's vandalized Angel Boy and Cameraman & Flower murals. While Noll cited his bipolar...

Not only have and had to pony up over a hundred million dollars in fines related to charges of tax evasion (and they're still involved in litigation for hundreds more), now WWD reports that prosecutor Gaetano Ruta has called for two-and-a-half years of jail time for the embattled...

 

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