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Topshop Rips Off Independent Jewelry Designer

In yet another example of a big fashion chain “borrowing” ideas from an independent designer, Topshop recently rolled out a set of “punctuation rings” that look a hell of a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 30, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Does Rachel Zoe’s Collection Contain A Knockoff?

I was really excited for Rachel Zoe’s first collection when the photos were featured in WWD yesterday. The collection features structured ’70s-style fashions; the garments are more tailored than loosey-goosey…

Annika Harris | January 12, 2011 - 3:15 pm

Willow Smith’s Weird Sleeve Thing is A Knockoff!

Willow Smith has received a huge amount of attention for the look she wore to the American Music Awards. She even landed on our worst dressed list. Many of the…

Annika Harris | November 24, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Are These Jeans Real True Religion Or Fake?

Find out after the jump. …

Annika Harris | August 20, 2010 - 7:15 pm

New Bill Proposed To Protect Designers From The Knockoff Biz

A new bill to appease the fashion industry’s gripes with copycat issues has been proposed by Senator Charles Schumer. Interestingly, the bill doesn’t exactly cut down the Forever 21s and…

Leonora Epstein | August 6, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Trashy Or Sneaky-Smart: Red Sole-ing Your Pumps À La Louboutin?

Buying a knock-off is one thing … but making your own knock-off? Try searching for “Louboutin red soles” on eBay, and you’ll find a couple dozen auctions for red adhesive…

Leonora Epstein | July 19, 2010 - 11:20 am

Is Target Knocking Off TOMS Shoes?

I’ve been wanting to buy a pair of TOMS shoes for a while … but not from Target. Browsing the shoe department at Tar-jay this weekend, I noticed a cute…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Urban Outfitters Necklace Closely Resembles Indie Design

Urban Outfitters’ rib cage necklace (right) bears a striking resemblance to indie designer Lillian Crowe’s rendition (left), doesn’t it? The designer, who debuted the bone jewelry last March, thinks so…

Lily Q | May 26, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Cheap-O Latisse Knockoffs Have Crazy Scary Side Effects

Because eyelash length is, for some reason, a huge concern these days, we’ve taken to applying all sorts of crap around our rather delicate eyes in the pursuit of a…

Lily Q | April 9, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Fake Uggs Are Super Dangerous!?

While we recently learned just how bad platform shoes are for our feet and backs, we never expected to hear the same about plush sheepskin boots. It’s a little unclear…

Erin Flaherty | March 15, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Forever 21’s Blatant Banksy Copycat

Please, Forever 21, at least try to make it look like you’re not totally ripping off the street artist Banksy with this $22 cotton hoodie. Admittedly, he probably doesn’t care…

Jessica Wakeman | January 14, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Our Latest Fashion Secret: Aldo Accessories

You may know Aldo as a mall staple and slightly cheaper version of Nine West. While we knew the shoe store made accessories like belts and jewelry, we didn’t really…

Leonora Epstein | October 28, 2009 - 6:50 pm

How Far Is Too Far When It Comes To Designer Knockoffs?

Leave Alexander McQueen alone! Sheesh, can’t the guy get a break? First Lady Gaga had to mess up his Fashion Week glory; now Steve Madden is all up in his…

Leonora Epstein | October 8, 2009 - 2:39 pm

Balenciaga Vs. YSL? Two Similar Pairs Face Off

Here’s a look at one of the accessories from Balenciaga’s highly-anticipated Fall 2009 collection, a super sexy pump that features a cagey, mesh detail and bow tie closure. Yet something…

Leonora Epstein | July 12, 2009 - 12:00 pm