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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…

Fashion Law

Black Defendant Denied Pants At Jail, Stands In Court Pantless

A Black woman was forced into court with no pants on. No skirt was provided either.

On July 29th, a Black woman was transferred all the way from a Louisville prison into a Jefferson District Court… wearing a shirt. The woman was in prison for failure to complete a diversion program on a 2014 shoplifting charge.

Defendant Denied Pants At Jail, Forced into Court Pantless

According to jail officials, she was wearing athletic shorts. But the woman showed up in court without pants. She said she was repeatedly denied appropriate clothing.

Maybe this would not have happened if her top was a crop top.

Are Kentucky jails allowed to withhold clothing from prisoners?

Jails in different states approach clothing an inmate differently. Continue Reading…