Why can’t high fashion designers just pay the artists for the licensing? Why not a collaboration instead of ripping them off?
Jeremy Scott has come under fire for stealing artist’s work ever since he came on the scene, I remember in one of his first shows he styled the models to exactly resemble a well-known club kid in NYC. She put up a fight and the Internet listened. Then in 2013 Jeremy came under fire again for his Fall/Winter line where he admittedly stole images from artist Jimbo Phillips out of Santa Cruz. After a lengthy court trial Jeremy publicly admitted his wrong doings and pulled the pieces that featured the legendary illustrator’s work from his line immediately.
Now it seems to be happening all over again with an independent designer from LA named Nikki Lipstick. Nikki came out with a new line titled BABELAND, which uses the iconic Barbie font in…
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