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What is Vintage?

Here’s an interesting article about how Chanel is suing the New York vintage clothing store What Goes Around Comes Around for selling ‘vintage’ Chanel. The company is citing unfair competition, false advertising, and trademark infringement. What Goes Around Comes Around … Continue reading

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The problem with museum acquisitions…

In my experience, fashion museums have three problems to deal with when it comes to acquiring artifacts: The museum is the last to know Museums are often the last place to be contacted. After grandma dies, every female in the … Continue reading

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Faking It at FIT

I am fascinated by this side of fashion¬†and always thought there was potential for an ¬†exhibition and/or book on the topic. The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York thinks so too and beat me to it! Their online … Continue reading

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