Shoe designer Charles Philip is not feeling the love from Gap after he discovered the retailer is selling shoes similar to his for a fraction of the price, so he's suing.
In the lawsuit filed with the Los Angeles federal court, the Philip accuses Gap of copying his fancy footwork, specifically the entire Charles Philip Shanghai brand's trademark of "distinctive striped design on the inside of a shoe".
The court papers state:
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Oooh! The smell of sweet luxury.
Donna Karan is set to launch Donna Karan Woman in August packaged in beautiful intricate bottles.
Global brand president of Aramis and Designer Fragrances, BeautyBank and Idea Bank at the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., Veronique GabaiPinsky said:
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These luxury kicks are made for walking!
Louis Vuitton is opening their first shoe salon in Saks Fifth this September with plans to expand to other international stores in the future.
Saks Fifth Avenue's president and chief merchant, Ron Frasch said:
"The entry of Louis Vuitton shoes to our expanded 10022-Shoe salon will be wonderful addition to our world class shoe offer. We are proud to be the first luxury retailer in the world offering the Louis Vuitton show brand in our New York flagship store."
Architect and LV's favorite guy, Peter Marino, is in charge of designing the interior and choosing the furniture and carpets.
The luxury brand's new shoealicious buzz is all the rage.
We can't wait to kick our feet up Louis Vuitton style!
[Image courtesy of Louis Vuitton.]
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