• Young Designers Get Ripped Off All The Time. Is There Any Way To Stop It?

    8 days ago - By Refinery29

    While it might be shocking to outsiders, many designers “design” by riffing off things that already exist, whether that's drawing inspiration from creatives and collections from the past or putting their own spin on already popular styles. In extreme instances, this means copying a design from tip to tail. Young designers, without the financial or legal infrastructures to fight back, oftentimes see their original designs knocked off and plagiarized by much bigger brands.
    According to Julie Zerbo, a lawyer and the founder of The Fashion Law , the issue of inspiration versus imitation has...
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