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As regular readers might have noticed, there was no CATWALK JUSTICE column last Friday. On Twitter, I chalked this up to #NYFW. But it turned out that every waking hour of my week was actually spent filing and preparing to defend against fashion- and entertainment-related lawsuits that I can’t talk about quite yet.
Remember those oddly photoshopped nude pictures of Lara Stone, supposedly shot for French Playboy? Apparently they weren’t authorized by the model.
It’s not too often that fashion news earns front page billing. But seems in San Antonio they take their edible lingerie pretty seriously because live in late breaking news: A new city regulation has some panties in a bunch. In an exclusive story, reporters scooped the firestorm of controversy brewing over whether Shades of Love lingerie –a racy, area sex shop — should be required to have a food permit for its edible X-rated wares.
A new law proposed in California is trying to make the line between real and fake clearer by requiring companies to use a special label for clothes made from real fur. Currently, the law only requires garments made with over $150 of real fur to indicate their fur make-up.