It’s been a busy week in the world off fashion law. Here’s our weekly catch up with links to all the top fashion law stories!
Tuesday – we reported that a New York city council woman had announced plans that could see consumers face a $1,000 fine if caught purchasing counterfeit goods. And that’s not all; violators could also face a year in jail!
On Wednesday British Vogue signed a pact to help protect models including an agreement that models will not work longer than ten hours a day and will not do any nude photographs unless agreed in advance.
Thursday – our friends at the Advertising Standards Authority banned two American Apparel adverts for being overtly sexual- and American Apparel were less than impressed! We also took a look at some of the high street versions of Chloe Susanna boots – inspiration or imitation?
On Friday Minster Jo Swinson sent a list of companies that don’t pay their interns to HMRC, the body responsible for enforcing minimum wage laws. We also reported that John Galliano was banned from designing the dress for the Israeli entrant in next month’s Eurovision Song Contest by the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
Saturday – Coach had a major victory in its fight against counterfeits -it was awarded $8 million by a jury!
See you next week with all the top fashion law news!