Saturday, 25 May 2013

News:H & M

For Blog Every Day Of May I thought for the news post I would do a fashion story as it fits in with my blog so I decided on the story of H & M being accused of having 'no shame' with claims that their latest collection is near enough identical to that of Celine, Balenciaga and Kenzo. The article featured on The Daily Mail's website this week explains how there's a feeling that some of H & M's latest collection this year is almost been copied from the designer's catwalks of the season. 

Left: Kenzo Tiger Jumper $255
Right: H & M Tiger Sweater
(Images from

So although undeniably similar is is possible that merely H & M have seeked inspiration from the catwalk?  It surely cannot be said that they are copying when near enough most items of clothing are similar to other items that have already been created these days? And is there only a fuss being kicked up because it's a designer item that has apparently been copied? If it had been the other way round would have much a fuss been made of the designers copying the high street?

Read the full article here.


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