Should Africa Get Royalties For Matthew Williamson's Latest Collection?

  • The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office — the same outfit that shook down meek little Starbucks! — is charging British designer Matthew Williamson with the theft of traditional African fabric patterns, to which his rep says: "Historically, Matthew Williamson bases his collections on the idea of a modern girl who…
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According To Designer Issey Miyake, Fashion Sucks. Hard.

  • Designer Issey Miyake's show taking place today in Paris is inspired by vacuum cleaners. Guaranteed not to blow you away? [WWD, 5th item]
  • TopShop is opening its first U.S. store, supposedly in time for the holiday season. [Fashionista]
  • Giorgio Armani paid himself $346.5 million this year. We hope he enjoys it before…
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