On the left above is a Christian Louboutin sandal with pink suede straps edged stitch ... Jessica Simpson herself wears the knock-offs in a new ad for her shoe line, which as one blogger noted runs in the current issue of Elle — one of the same magazines.
If the end user knew that their $50 knock-off handbag funds terrifying practices ... the growth of these Web sites keeps increasing," Louboutin's chief operating officer, Alexis Mourot, told the Daily News from the Paris head office.
The authenticity and protection of copyrights against knock offs are two of the most discussed tapeworms ... Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel, Christian Louboutin and many more top the list. But how can you really detect a forgery? "Ha! That is the million.
Courtney Love managed to piss-off Karl Lagerfeld when she wore a Chanel knock-off. And of course, the lawsuit that Christian Louboutin failed against Yves Saint Laurent for the rights to be the only person to produce red-soled shoes. But as we quickly.
The bright-red lacquered sole of a Christian Louboutin shoe serves a lofty purpose ... In today's world, successful designers are used to piracy. "Knock-offs are a price of entry into the fashion industry," said Corey Field, president of the Copyright.
Countless A-list celebrities regularly wear Christian Louboutin, which are famed for their distinctive red lacquered soles. They typically sell for upwards of $800, and can exceed will into four figures. The knock-off shoes were likely destined for swap.
This has changed from being a minimal problem to a flood, in terms of these fake websites,' says the firm's [Christian Louboutin's] chief operating ... False economy, PostMagazine, June 6 Criminal indeed if knock-off shops across the border can only.
Thursday, Customs and Border Protection showed reporters and fliers coming through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport a sampling of some of the knock-off merchandise they ... counterfeit Christian Louboutin red-bottomed sneakers, and items emblazoned.
In 2011, shoemaker Christian Louboutin sued Yves Saint Laurent for selling shoes ... of America tried to push a bill through Congress that would legislate against knock-offs. The bill was eventually abandoned.
Counterfeit shoes used to consist mostly of Nike knock-offs and other athletic footwear, but these days the fakes are going high-end. Counterfeiters are now selling luxury brands like Christian Louboutin and Jimmy Choo, which retail for upwards of $600.