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Knock Offs

  1. real fakes
    Diesel Is Opening Its Own Knockoff Pop-up on Canal StreetThe brand name is spelled wrong on purpose.
  2. Luxury Labels Are Sticking Microchips Inside Your ClothesOne small step towards a knockoff-free world.
  3. knockoffs
    Here Is What You Get When You Attempt to Clone ’90s LeoDo you like my boyfriend, Leonard Decopparo?
  4. statement clutch
    Sophia Webster Calls Out Nasty Gal Rip-offShe claims the SRSLY WTF Bag is a blatant copy. 
  5. knock-offs
    Prom Dress Company Says Fakes Make You Look FatKnock-offs don’t pay.
  6. oops
    Marc by Marc Jacobs Pulls Neo-Nazi T-Shirt“Not trying to make a connection” to white power.
  7. knockoffs
    Tory Burch Sues Another Company for Copying HerBluebell Accessories allegedly knocked off her “T” logo.
  8. knockoffs
    Vera Wang Now Charges $482 Try-on Fees in ChinaIt buys you 90 minutes in a dressing room.
  9. knockoffs
    Sure, These Images Are Similar, But They Are Not Strikingly SimilarBut WWD thinks they are.
  10. knockoffs
    You Can Forget About Getting That Fake Birkin for ChristmasNo faux-Coach stocking stuffers either.
  11. olympic fever
    Egypt’s Athletes Wear Knockoff Nike and AdidasThe country’s committee chairman is totally cool with it.
  12. The Louis Vuitton vs. Hangover 2 Lawsuit Drags OnHow fitting.
  13. crimes and misdemeanors
    French Police Bust Hermès Crime RingThe company is “very satisfied.”
  14. quotables
    Prada Is Just Doing Its Part to Help UnemploymentKnockoffs, shmockoffs! It’s about job creation.
  15. knockoffs
    The Gucci vs. Guess Trial Is Finally OverThe judge is expected to make his decision in the next few months.
  16. knockoffs
    The Gucci vs. Guess Court Battle Gets More Amusing“I don’t understand why we’re spending 45 minutes discussing shading.”
  17. lawsuits
    Guess Says ‘Inspiration’ Comes Not Just From GucciSo stop suing his company, basically.
  18. knockoffs
    Jessica Simpson Accused of Knocking Off Christian LouboutinNamely, his “Staratata” shoe.
  19. lawsuits
    So, This Guess Versus Gucci Court Battle Sounds EntertainingThe brands went to court yesterday.
  20. zomg shoes
    What’s Manolo Blahnik to Do About Knockoffs?See something, say something.
  21. knockoffs
    The Times Wonders at Zara’s ‘Blatant Knockoffs’“As expected, echoes from the spring 2012 runways are everywhere.”
  22. racist pants
    Bootleg Abercrombie Website Sells Racist PantsThanks to a bad Chinese translation.
  23. lawsuits
    Warner Bros. Wants That Louis Vuitton Hangover Lawsuit DismissedThe studio argues using counterfeit Vuitton luggage helped develop a plot point.
  24. knockoffs
    Primark Accused of Copying Prabal GurungThe Irish fast-fashion chain dared to make purple dresses, too.
  25. knockoffs
    Stars’ Golden Globes Dresses Already Knocked OffThe company that makes them sketches the gowns as they walk the carpet, and gets them in stores within six to eight weeks of the award show.
  26. lawsuits
    Forever 21 Gets Sued by Its Own EmployeesFor being forced to work without pay or meal breaks.
  27. knockoffs
    Feds Sieze $76.8 Million of Fake Prada, Fendi, Coach MerchandiseFittingly, the bust was called “Operation Holiday Hoax.”
  28. lawsuits
    Louis Vuitton Sues Warner Bros. Over Luggage Used in Hangover 2The Louis Vuitton luggage used in the movie wasn’t real.
  29. fake it till you make it
    NYPD Cops Confiscated $3.5M Worth of Fake Designer HandbagsEvidently, their search was warranted.
  30. loose threads
    The Kardashians Face More Knockoff Accusations; Lindsey Wixson Lands Another CoverAnd Chanel launched a website for kids.
  31. pip pip hooray
    British Department Store Hired a ‘Kate Middleton Look-Alike’ to Model Their Knockoff of Pippa’s DressThe British press finds this odd.
  32. loose threads
    Tom Ford’s TV Documentary Confirmed; Counterfeiters Busted at D.C. Farmers’ MarketAlso, Katie Holmes wears red leather on the new cover of ‘Marie Claire’.
  33. knockoffs
    Steve Madden Produced an Affordable Knockoff of Miu Miu’s Glitter BootiesYou knew this was coming.
  34. knockoffs
    Alexis Bittar Accuses Kim Kardashian of Copying His Jewelry DesignsBut he doesn’t think it’s really her fault, since she’s “so far removed” from the design process.
  35. knockoffs
    Forever 21 Is Knocking Off Made Her ThinkFor a label as small as Made Her Think, this is sad.
  36. knockoffs
    Forever 21’s Suppliers Are Also Being Sued for Copyright InfringementForever 21 plays the blame game.
  37. knockoffs
    Botkier Accuses the Kardashians of Knocking Off Their HandbagAre you really that surprised, though?
  38. knockoffs
    Hearst and Goldman Sachs Try to Copy the Condé Elevator Twitter Feed, FailAlso, Goldman Sachs.
  39. knockoffs
    Proenza Schouler’s Lazaro Hernandez Testified Before Congress Last WeekHe was trying to advance the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act.
  40. knockoffs
    Anti-Knockoff Bill Makes Headway in CongressSenator Chuck Schumer and the CFDA are blazing the way.
  41. knockoffs
    Proenza Schouler Is Annoyed That Target Knocked Off Their PS1 BagTarget’s version is $34.99; Proenza’s is $1,995.
  42. lawsuits
    Givenchy Sues BCBG for Knocking Off Their HandbagsThey’re worried customers will think they’re sponsoring BCBGeneration.
  43. the battle against the fashion pirates
    Designer Knockoffs Don’t Really Hurt Labels, Says New StudyIn fact, fakes might actually be good for the fashion industry.
  44. lawsuits
    Burberry Sues Variazoni Boutiques for Selling Fake Merchandise, AgainThe counterfeit problem is not confined to shady underground shops.
  45. retail giants
    Pumping Gas Inspired Forever 21’s CEO to Get Into FashionNice cars mean a lot, especially when you live in L.A.
  46. party report
    John Varvatos Knows When a Competitor Is Planning to Knock Him Off“When other brands come in and it has their name on the credit card, and they’re buying $20,000 or $10,000 worth of your stuff, you know they’re knocking you off.”
  47. fake out
    Counterfeit Goods Often Gateway Drug for the Real ThingIf you buy a knockoff Prada bag, you may find yourself laying out cash for the real deal soon thereafter.
  48. loose threads
    Isabel Marant’s Shoes Cause Frenzy, Knockoffs; Cambodia Apparel Industry SufferingAnd surprise! The most successful models in China are not Chinese.
  49. Was Nicolas Ghesquière’s Balenciaga Cruise Jacket a Case of Inspiration?The designer raises eyebrows over eerily reminiscent designs.
  50. copyfights
    Trovata Fights Forever 21 With Music, Forever 21 Fights Back With Apple CobblerThe landmark trial over fast-fashion knockoffs has begun.
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