Counterfeit Chic: “Copying Clothes Over a High-Speed Connection”
“In today’s New York Times, Eric Wilson goes behind the scenes at Simonia Fashions, one of many companies waiting for the first photos from New York Fashion Week to appear online. Not because the proprietors are interested in fashion’s new creative direction, mind you, but so that they can pick out the most popular designs and get cheap copies into stores — often before the originals are available for sale.”
Update: Prof Scafidi’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on the protection of fashion.