Posts tagged ‘knockoffs’

Not-Japanese Fabric of the Week: Fakes!

{ What’s in a selvedge? (How to spot the fakes on etsy) by rastis100 on Flickr; used with permission. } I interrupt this regular column to alert you to a problem that has recently come to my attention: counterfeit Japanese fabric. I found out about this when I inadvertently posted a ripoff print in this [...]

What is UP with all the Copying Lately?

Tula Pink copied by unknown Wal-Mart supplier Very Denyse-Schmidt-Flea-Market-Fancy-looking but not Denyse-Schmidt-sanctioned tights at Anthropologie, via Film in the Fridge This Kokka print is extremely derivative of a Helen Dardik design. And, I just happen to be working on a post about low-quality ripoffs of Kokka prints. There are always more players in the supply [...]