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As much as SNL likes to poke fun at The Real Housewives, this story is not a laughing matter. (Okay, it kind of is.)
In light of recent events — namely, Thursday Friday thumbing its nose at Chanel — We think it’s finally time to discuss some of the legal issues surrounding T/F’s meta-fashion. So strap in.
A few months ago we came across some super cute Thursday Friday totes that were printed with cheeky trompe l’oeil Birkins. We thought they were clever and winking and oh-so-affordable at $35 a pop. Hermès was none too pleased about the oft-backordered bags, and decided to sue Thursday Friday for copying their famed design.
We’d like to think that the things we’ve included in our gift guides are reasonable, and we realize that a few have been splurges. But hey, it’s the holidays, right? What better time than right now to let the purse strings loose a little? With that in mind, we went a little hog wild finding a few choice gifts that we’d love to give or receive — if we had the money.
In an office that counts graduates of Columbia, Yale and the University of Pennsylvania among its employees, IvyGate is required reading. That’s where we found out that Kanye West‘s new stylist/life coach/entourage member is a Yale sophomore who (might have) dropped out of school to follow ‘Ye around and tell him what to wear.
We tend to think the internet is pretty much the best. Because it is. But sometimes it’s a bit of an echo chamber, which is a problem because false information can spread in an instant.