Luxury good association Comité Colbert — in collaboration with French Customs and the French National Anti-Counterfeiting Committee (CNAC) — has unveiled a new ad campaign that attacks counterfeiting by using tongue-in-cheek slogans to raise awareness. Counterfeiting remains a big problem in...

SHANGHAI, China — In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted. Fast forward to 2016. The same...

(Associated Press) " America has quit the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, the second defection since the Washington, D.C.-based group allowed Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to become a member in April." (South China Morning Post) "With fewer tourists, particularly those in...

WASHINGTON, United States — An anti-counterfeiting group said on Friday it was suspending Alibaba Group Holding Inc's membership following concerns raised by some of its member companies. The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) statement follows an AP report that the group's...

Although very glamorous, Comité Colbert's campaign (French luxury goods association) aims at those who are tempted to buy fake designer goods. Carter, Chanel, Dior and more luxury brands joined the initiative which will be highlighted through posters in France's most trafficked airports this...

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...

We are totally shocked by this disturbing turn of events – what will happen to our beloved J. Crew if placed in the hands of (gasp!) Sears? Will they start carrying a stylish line of power tools to match their cashmere cardigans? We are mainly just confused by Urban Outfitters – the two...

fake merchandise--which actually makes it a counterfeit item, not a knockoff. Of course, everyone is pointing the finger at Forever 21--wondering what they're going to do if this bill passes. However, other fast fashion retailers will also need to do some in-house restructuring--everyone...

There are few brands from which I will happily buy monogrammed pieces, and Louis Vuitton is one of them. It's not that I actively seek LV out, but somehow, it seems to seek me out – Louis Vuitton just does that to me. The brand has reinvented its monogram in so many ways that it never feels...

, but LV will also open up a handful of Kusama-only pop-up shops. If you're sick of the hype for this collection (which some of you seem to be), then perhaps this post isn't for you. All others: More details after the jump! So here's the skinny: The first pop-up shop will be inside the Louis...

 

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