Daily Links: March 22 2018

  1. Here is What is Really Going on in that Alleged Yeezy Trademark Battle: In the latest round of #FashionFakeNews, Kanye West is said to be facing a legal battle over his right to use the “Yeezy” trademark on garments. Articles from TMZ, New York Post, Complex, Hypebeast, and a handful of other websites claim that because a Chinese company named Fujian Baby Network Technology Co. “swooped in to file paperwork for ownership of the ‘Yeezy Boost’ trademark for items beyond footwear,” thereby “staking its claim over Kanye West’s Yeezy clothing brand name,” West is out of luck. That is patently untrue. Here’s why … Read more on TFL
  2. What Can We Expect From Kim Jones’s Move to Dior?: So far, in 2018, fashion’s ever-changing creative director carousel has seen Hedi Slimane move to Céline (replacing the much-adored Phoebe Philo) and Riccardo Tisci replace Christopher Bailey at Burberry. Just yesterday, news broke that Kris Van Assche would be exiting his post at Dior Homme (having previously served under Hedi Slimane at the house), to be replaced by Kim Jones, who announced he was leaving Louis Vuitton back in January. We don’t blame you if you’re confused. Read more on Highsnobiety
  3. Eva Longoria Talks New Fashion Line on HSN, Go-To Shoe Looks and Expecting a Child: Actress, entrepreneur, activist and expectant mother Eva Longoria has walked the red carpet in gowns from some of today’s most noted designers. And while Victoria Beckham is among her favorites, she is no stranger to the world of fashion. Read more on Footwear News
  4. Buy a Bikini, Save the Ocean: Picking the eco-friendly, good-for-the-environment fashion option seems like it should always be the obvious choice, except for the rub: Sometimes going green means limited choices or a fabrication that leaves something to be desired (or, more simply, none of the options catch your eye). While the market has happily expanded to include environmentally friendly labels and shopping sources for ready-to-wear (including expanded offerings from fast-fashion giants like H&M), a niche has remained for special-occasion type buys. Read more on Elle

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