Fashion-industry masters present the fruits of thier work and fantasy every year. But sometimes also the legendary couturier have not enough imagination and creative inspiration. So designers turn their attention at the well-forgotten fashion tricks or copy all developing of their colleagues. Some of the "innovations" presented in fresh collections are hidden plagiarism, and occasionally designers risk their own name and go in for openly steal. We can only guess what designer expects in this case.
Needless to say that fashion critics, celebrities and secular people react negatively to such tricks. Sometimes these incidents do not end with simply disputes and gossip, but end with court lawsuits and scandals. For example, Roberto Cavalli with street artists conflict.
Roberto Cavalli and graffiti artists
The scandal which is a major participant turned out to be the legendary Italian fashion designer broke out in August of last year. American graffitist declared that Roberto Cavalli passed off their drawings as his own and used the fancy images as the prints for clothing and accessories 2015 collection. Moreover the designer had the audacity to draw his autograph on attire with stolen picture. Such display of disrespect infuriated the street artists. Jeffrey Robin (Steel), Jason Williams (Revok) and Victor Chapa (Reyers) enlisted the help of a lawyer and go to court.
In delation is indicated that bright original prints adorn the walls of buildings for a long time. Many drawings which became the subject of dispute were made two years ago. Graffiti require to pay them monetary compensation for theft of intellectual property over to the block the production and sale of the entire collection.
Isabel Marant and Adidas
Isabel Marant also do not shun plagiarism. 47-year-old Frenchwoman which created sneakers with heels had predatory intentions on creation of sports conglomerate: Isabel encroached on classic Adidas Stan Smith sneakers. One of the most successful models of this brand was created in 70th years of XX and patented in the United States. The vivid insert on sneakers heel is one the main and officially registered products signs.
Assessing the model we can safely say that this lawsuit could be a win-win for Adidas. Despite the high chances representatives of the brand limited themselves by public censure. The brand hushed up a scandal complaining to ideas adopting. Course of events forced critics to talk about collusion of designers. Rumored, such PR move helped to Adidas to increase sales. The Adidas sneakers price is Four times less than the copy by Isabel Marant.
Carl Lagyerfyelid e New Balance
If we are talking about sneakers, so It's worth to mention about scandalous proceedings of Karl Lagerfeld with New Balance blazed up at the end previous year. Sport footwear by German fashion designer is very similar to the design of New Balance 420 sneakers. The only significant difference is the “K” character. Chanel’s Art director refused of public explanation, and representatives of the New Balance went on the offensive. The company promised to protect their customers of confusion and to protect brand product against encroachments.
By the way, so discussed model of sneakers was created int 70th years of XX century. New Balance evaluates its sneakers for $100. Chanel Fashion house not famous for affordable prices offer to buy the sport footwear copy for $350.
Dolce&Gabbana and Colombian designer
Who would have guessed that in beautiful new collection by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbano dedicated to mothers of all the earth is also presented a plagiarism. While fashion critics and famous dives talked about original unbeaten ideas a little-known designer form Colombia trying to achieve justice and to introduce herself to notice by public.
An unusual accessory appeared in the focus of attention – is Headphones with pearls and precious stones.
A young little-known designer from Colombia approves that she presented her idea in 2011. It was devoted an extensive advertising campaign for public this headphones. According to her the Photos are the best proof of theft. It is not yet known if the colombian designer will go to cort. But the managers of Dolce&Gabbana refrained from commentino. How do you think is this a plagiarism or coincidence?