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They claim in U.S. District Court in Southern Florida that you deliberately are trying to associate your handbags with the Buccellati brand which is intended to confuse consumers. You called your product a jewel of a bag. You continued to advertise that your craftsmanship follows in the long line of Buccellati craftsmanship. You tried to register your name Laura Buccellati as a trademark, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office refused to do so (because of objections raised by the Buccellati company, which owned the registered brands Buccellati and Laura). On promotional tours you continue to imply you still have ties to the Buccellati company and that consumers can rely on the Buccellati brand name when considering your handbags. You sell your handbags in the same channels of trade and in some of the same stores where Buccellati fine products are sold. Heres the surprise.
The Shanghai-based Frenchman quit as Coachs president for Greater China in 2009 to start the website, which sells off-season products from Fendi, Tods, Dolce & Gabbana , and other luxe brands to its 4million Chinese members. Hidden Events In the past few months, weve signed deals for the first time with brands that didnt work with us for the previous four years, said Villet, who also introduced hidden events this year, restricted to VIP customers and catering to brands that didnt want public sales to tarnish their image. Some recent rounds of discounting have been low-profile, with word of private sales conveyed to regular customers through personal mail, text messages to their mobile phones, or popular online messaging apps such as Tencent Holdings WeChat. Cartier, the maker of $50,000 watches, sent a WeChat message in June telling some of its customers about a high jewelry exhibition with all pieces at Hong Kong prices in North China. Customers could follow up with a salesperson for details. Luxury Outlets A spokeswoman for Hermes said Aprils Hangzhou sales were held outside its own stores, similar to what it does in Paris, and the brand has organized such sales in past years in Beijing and Shanghai. Richemont spokesman Alan Grieve said the company doesnt comment on specific markets, while Ferragamo and Zegna staff were on summer holiday and couldnt respond to questions about the sales.
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Cartier, the maker of $50,000 watches, sent a WeChat message in June telling some of its customers about a “high jewelry gorden handmade exhibition” with “all pieces at Hong Kong prices” in North China. Customers could follow up with a salesperson for details. Luxury Outlets A spokeswoman for Hermes said April’s Hangzhou sales were held outside its own stores, similar to what it does in Paris, and the brand has organized such sales in past years in Beijing and Shanghai. A Richemont spokesman said the company doesn’t comment on specific markets, while Ferragamo and Zegna staff were on summer holiday and couldn’t respond to questions about the sales.
China Fashionistas Get Best Deals on Gucci, Hermes Bling – Yahoo Finance
The focus is on translating the trends and showcasing solutions so that women can achieve their own personalized style and know they are getting the most fashionable choices. Celebrity fashion icon, Kelly Osbourne, will make a splash this fall on HSN with the launch of her debut ready-to-wear collection, Storiesby Kelly Osbourne. Made to combine Kelly’s unique Brit-influenced style with her desire to “make fashion fair,” the line offers an assortment of trend-driven designs for woman of all ages, shapes, and sizes at accessible prices. Stories…by Kelly Osbourne will feature a wide array of selections, from tops and bottoms to jackets and dresses, all offered in sizes 0 to 24 and constructed with quality fabrics and impeccable fit. From vintage-inspired to Brit-eclectic designs, the HSN customer will be delighted to mix and match her pieces to create endless styling options. Watch Kelly live on HSN Thursday, September 25th, at 10 pm EST and Friday, September 26th, at 1pm and 2pm EST. Following the successful launch of a capsule footwear collection for HSN last year, celebrity stylist/designer June Ambrose is returning to the network with the launch of an exclusive new lifestyle collection titled June by June Ambrose which includes footwear, handbags and fashion pieces. The fashion pieces are designed to be worn either on their own or together, as if you were “styled by June.” Highlights include a maxi leather skirt, a tartan riding pant and a printed moto jacket, all with a nod to that retro British Twiggy vibe. The handbags add a hint of “tough glamour” to any outfit and are funky yet versatile in style. The collection ranges in price from $79.90-$199.90.