This week Urban Outfitters was accused of copying a collection of necklaces from independent jewelry designer Stevie Koerner of tru.che. But were the silver state-shaped pendants with hearts punched through them even Koerner's original design? Regretsydug a little deeper into the story, and...

But what makes the Urban Outfitters x New Balance 205 sneakers ($85 each at UrbanOutfitters.com) unique is the colorful textiles used to fabricate them, both of which speak to Urban Outfitters' history for offering ebullient, fun-loving fashions. One of the sneakers features the type of...

The "Love Me" campaign made Kulig a sort of cult icon, and he has previously collaborated with brands like Vans, Smashbox, and Nike. The collaboration with Urban Outfitters, though, is by far his most extensive. Kulig says of the collection: I get tons of emails from people wanting tees and...

" The designer's Twitter account has also been overwhelmed with supporters, and to keep up with the latest comments, follow her here. Personally, I'm not on any fashion witch-hunt, but the question is where should we draw the line between inspiration and pure plagiarism? And if Urban...

Nine Pratt Institute fashion students were recently given the chance of a lifetime to design a jersey dress for Urban Outfitters's fall line. After an intense six weeks of sketching, sewing and styling, the nine students/aspiring designers traveled to the stores headquarters in Philedelphia...

We're not what you'd call big fans of plagiarism here at Styleite, but we have to admire the gall it must have taken Urban Outfitters to manufacture its I Heart Destination necklaces, which are more or less entirely copied from independent jewelry designer Stevie Koerner of tru.che. The...

Written By Jessica Weingarten //// This week, Stevie Koerner (a Chicago artist and jewelry desiger) accused the Philadelphia clothing chain Urban Outfitters of re-producing a line of necklaces that she had created in 2009. When Stevie spotted the designs on the Urban Outfitters website,...

The "Designed By" Urban Outfitters initiative is an on-going collection of collaborative works for the retail shops. While more focused on the women's side of fashion, the gents get their share of works. Beyond the expected works with Pendleton, Lark & Wolf (with Steven Alan) gets a nice...

This week, Stevie Koerner (a Chicago artist and jewelry desiger) accused the Philadelphia clothing chain Urban Outfitters of re-producing a line of necklaces that she had created in 2009. When Stevie spotted the designs on the Urban Outfitters website, she took to the social networking sites...

, rings, and bracelets designed by Farah Malik and Dana Arbib and produced by skilled artisans in countries such as Nepal, Bolivia, Afghanistan, and India. Next, Bing Bang (top left) by New York-based designer Anna Sheffield, which takes inspiration from Native American art, Adobe houses, and...

 

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