Shocker: Daisy Fuentes' Clothing Line Produced In Sweatshops

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  • Daisy Fuentes' clothing line for Kohl's has been earmarked by the National Labor Committee for using sweatshop labor. The weird thing is that this is the odd celebrity sweatshop scandal where we are more surprised by Kohl's (does Vera Wang know?) than Fuentes. After all, celebrities who stoop to doing infomercials are not, we bet, keeping close watch of their personal brands. [WWD]
  • Mariah Carey's new fragrance, M by Mariah Carey, has top notes of marshmallow and sea breeze... like an awesome Cancun bonfire! [WWD, 1st item]
  • Nicole Miller CEO Bud Konheim seems to be under the impression that if it weren't for the Civil Rights movement, we would have never seen the trend towards the casual in American apparel. Racism, formality of dress, racism, formality of dress: Hmm, tough choice! [WWD, 2nd item]
  • In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Gianni Versace's death, a street is to be named after him in Milan and an original dance performance created in his honor. [Vogue UK]
  • Though Guess is currently experiencing moderate success Stateside, the Europeans are gobbling its shit up. [WSJ]