Black shoe designer @thedoseofdian calls out @prettylittlething for stealing her design from her @bydose collection, as seen this year in @voguemagazine @cosmopolitan @harpersbazaarus and @elleusa. Fast fashion company, Pretty Little Thing continues to get called out by indie designers, with designs stolen from yet Black Designer, @anifam of @hanifaofficial earlier this year for one of her signifier dresses from her capsule collection.
Let’s discuss… How do we as a community work together to stop this from continuing!
Are Design patents becoming necessary for new designers to protect their fashion brand designs? Which costs anywhere from $1,500-$3,000 according to @thepatentplug.