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Forever 21 In Legal Trouble With Adobe For Pirating Design Software

Posted On: February 04, 2015

The edgy and hip apparel line, Forever 21 is being accused of pirating design software. The legal issues involve ownership of intellectual properties and unlicensed rights.

The main plaintiff in the case is Adobe, which is a creator of professional softwares. Adobe is a witness to the case as well, with records to prove Forever 21 plagiarized softwares they didn't create nor had license to use. The other plaintiffs in the case are Auto Desk which is a software design company and Corel, maker of Paint Shop Pro and WinZip, and etc.

The companies involve in the case accuse, Forever 21 of pirating their software designs and infringing on their businesses. All parties are suing Forever 21 for profits gain from copying their software.

Forever 21 has not made any statements about the case.


Jones New York To Close Stores & End Wholesale Business

Posted On: February 04, 2015

Popular women's wear and fashion, Jones New York will be shutting 127 of its stores and is ending its wholesale business.

According to an article published on Bloomberg, Jones New York stated they would also, be seeking alternate strategies in trying to keep the productivity of their business.

The company which is owned by Sycamore Partners, expressed how the news came about after analyzing the outlook of revenues and recent performances in sales. Jones New York caters to not only women's wear but also menswear, when it comes to suits and casual wear.

Jones New York styles of clothing ranges from professional wear, sophisticated dresses, casual tops and etc.

Jones New York sells their apparel in popular department stores like Macy's, Lord & Taylor, Marshalls and etc. They also own outlet stores across the nation.


Winter Trends: Leather Skirts and Furs

Posted On: February 04, 2015

Winter season in fashion has a lot to do with layering the proper way and winter accesories such as: gloves, hats, scarves and etcs. A person can still be fashionable, even if they have to bundle up.

Skirts can be worn during the winter, depending on the length and layering with stockings and tights. Long skirts are very sexy, because sexy has nothing to do with showing skin, but attidude. Depending on the style of the skirt, it will give direction as to what kind of coat, top, and etc. to pair it with. Coordination in fashion is very important, down to simple details.

Long skirts was trendy this winter, worn with chunky boots, booties, over the knee boots, riding boots and so on.

The above picture is a blueprint of a fashion magazine layout, featuring leather skirts and furs. The coat's dark hue of blue, compliments the the bag, which is by Vince Camuto, the shoes add a little spice to it. The skirt's split is not to revealing, the pockets on the side gives it an edgy look and the asymmetrical top, balances the toughness of the skirt.

For more info on the clothes, shoes and accersories featured, click the link below.

The next blueprint is all about color and not being afraid to use them. The fashion layout brings us a brown pleated leather skirt from Givenchy, paired with a two tone silk turtleneck. The colors brings the whole look together, the orange coat dazzles and the hardware on the boots, compliments the skirt.

For more details and product information, click on the link below.

The picture below is from what's hot and trendy in fashion on the streets, although it's not a leather skirt, it is a long skirt, worn with fur. This is a live look to the layouts above.