Fashion Law

Did Zara Sell a Dress with a Rat in the Hem?

A New Yorker claims she was sold a dress with a rodent sewn in

On July 5th, Cailey Fiesel bought two dresses from a Zara store in Greenwich, Connecticut. On August 16, she wore one dress and discovered a dead rodent in the hem.

Zara sued over unexpected gift with purchase: a dress with rodent hem

Last Friday, Fiesel filed a fashion law claim against the retail giant.

Do you think a quality control failure happened?

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Business of Fashion, Fashion Law

Retail Business Poly Bag Packaging Law Requirements

This blog post was sponsored by Rook Pack. My voice and article content was not influenced. #RookPackBags are suffocation warning compliant poly bags.

Suffocation warnings help prevent child asphyxiation due to poly bags

Plastic poly bag suffocation warnings

I am almost positive that you have seen bag labels with obvious suffocation warnings along the lines of “WARNING: This bag is not a toy. Do not use in cribs.”

As a kid, I thought suffocation warnings were ridiculous. I figured that anyone who did not innately perceive these precautions probably could not read or comprehend these warnings.

Most people probably don’t pay attention to these labels. I hardly thought of them until my late teens when I was in Mexico and saw a child with a plastic bag over her head (photo below).  Continue Reading…

Business of Fashion

Brands Can Use Pokémon Go to Catch Millennials

Brands can use Pokémon Go to catch millennials

Big brands and small businesses alike can benefit from Pokémon Go without infringing on the Pokémon brand. Valuable consumers-slash-potential customers are chasing Pokémon.

Can Businesses Turn Pokémon Go Players Into Paying Patrons? | Brands Can Profit From Pokémon Go

Businesses can definitely turn Pokémon Go players into patrons. Pokémon chasers should totally be used to help businesses become more cash flow positive.

Businesses remain relevant by changing with the times. Nowadays it is critical to incorporate an online presence. Social media pages should always adhere to the brand image but the content strategy should be flexible enough to include trending topics.

There is a right way to refer to other brands when self-promoting

When a trending topic is another brand or business, an unaffiliated business can use the trending topic to promote itself. Of course, there is a right and wrong way to piggyback off of the fame of another business or brand.

Businesses would benefit from discussing potential liability issues with an attorney. Fashion lawyers love this stuff 😉

How Entrepreneurs Can Profit From Pokémon Go

If you’re a business owner, remember that it is crucial to not infringe on the legal rights of another brand. Continue Reading…