Michelle Siwy Files Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Current Siwy Owners

There’s trouble in paradise for Kate Moss’ favorite denim brand. Designer Michelle Siwy, who co-founded Siwy Denim in 2005, is suing the brand’s current owners after they allegedly went back on their word to grant her a stake in the company.

WWD reports that Siwy is asking for damages “in excess of $1 million” after Kris Park, whose company New Crew Production Corp acquired the denim label in 2009, made repeated promises to grant the designer a 32 percent stake and failed to follow through. Currently, Michelle Siwy is busy designing a brand new denim line for contemporary label Wildfox, so if you want a piece of her work (and not that of her corporate adversaries), we’d suggest you rush to snap that up come fall.

See snaps from the Siwy Demin spring lookbook below, and for more designer legal drama, read up on Dolce and Gabbana, or the huge Bulgari tax fraud case.


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