Heidi Klum’s Jewelry Line Goes Bust

Heidi Klum could have used a real four-leaf clover. The gold ones she peddled in her Heidi Klum Collection have gotten her two-year-old line jewelry shuttered. Van Cleef & Arpels, the French jeweler who owns the rights to the symbol, unleashed their legal hounds on Klum, accusing the model’s company of copyright infringement. To avert a costly lawsuit, Klum decided to close shop. Maybe this is further proof that models and celebs really should leave designing to the pros and stick with what they do best.“I think when you’re a small company, which we are, we’re not a Van Cleef — they have a thousand lawyers. I’m a small fry next to that,” Klum told the Los Angeles Times. “Unfortunately, I did have a partner who … maybe wasn’t as knowledgeable in terms of setting up a business. The “Project Runway” host is on the prowl for a new company to license her products. [The Cut]