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TRADEMARK ADVENTURES

A Tale of Chanel, Chocolate and Intellectual Property

By Alison A. Nieder | June 26, 2015

An Australian chocolatier was forced to change her business’ logo after getting into a row with the House of Chanel.

 Intentionally Blank Pops at Virgo

Intentionally Blank Pops at Virgo

The Virgo boutique in Los Angeles’ Fashion District has been serving vintage styles and women’s fashions and accessories with an edge since 2009. But on June 26, the unique boutique embarked on a first. It produced its first footwear focused pop-up shop. The star of that show was the brand Intentionally Blank.

Juice Served Here Parties in Silver Lake & Talks Growth Spurt

Juice Served Here Parties in Silver Lake & Talks Growth Spurt

Some people unwind with a little get together after wrapping up a day’s work. But for the folks at Juice Served Here, a cold pressed juice company founded by fashion business entrepreneurs, they produced a big party after unveiling of a few big projects on June 26.

 Beauty & Brains at the CMC

Beauty & Brains at the CMC

The BET Awards show will take place June 28 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. There are scores of events around town this weekend to celebrate the awards. The Beauty & Brains fashion show and gifting suite was one of those events. It took place at the California Market Center on June 25.

 Before Fly Was Cool

Before Fly Was Cool

There’s a new fashion documentary opening on Friday focused on the early days of hip-hop fashion.

Calvin Klein Buys House in LA

Calvin Klein Buys House in LA

Designer Calvin Klein coming to town.

Rihanna: Fashion Icon to Fashion Design?

Rihanna: Fashion Icon to Fashion Design?

Fashion icon Rihanna appears be considering launching her own fashion and accessories brand.

Ace Hotel X Apolis: Good Fashion District Citizens

Ace Hotel X Apolis: Good Fashion District Citizens

Ace Hotel has worked on a lot of fashion collaborations with L.A. brands; Undefeated, Tanner Goods, which runs a downtown Los Angeles flagship, and now Apolis.

Get Ready for Style Snaps

Get Ready for Style Snaps

Guess what fashion fans; bloggers still matter. Digital style search engine ShopStyle, headquartered in San Francisco, announced a partnership on June 23 with a gaggle of fashion bloggers, a London retailer called FarFetch, and Snapchat, the video messaging app for a special e-shopping shindig that they call Style Snaps.

If the Suit Doesn't Fit, Donate It

If the Suit Doesn't Fit, Donate It

Men's Wearhouse launches six-week donation drive.

BNKR Pops Up on Robertson

BNKR Pops Up on Robertson

Australian retailer BNKR launches a pop-up store on Robertson Boulevard.

Fashion Tech In The House at TechDay Los Angeles

Fashion Tech In The House at TechDay Los Angeles

More than 200 tech start-ups set up physical shops at the Penthouse for California Market Center, a downtown Los Angeles showroom building on June 18 for Techday Los Angeles. We dropped by to check out the handful of fashion and beauty tech startups, and listened to the latest in e-business ideas.

Sloane Rouge Hits the Arts District to Showcase Collections

Sloane Rouge Hits the Arts District to Showcase Collections

Going artsy, Sloane Rouge picks a hip cafe in the Arts District as the spot to highlight three seasons of clothes.

Uniqlo Opens Big Store This Friday

Uniqlo Opens Big Store This Friday

Japanese retailer comes to a fancy shopping mall.

Katin's Summer Kickoff Party

Katin's Summer Kickoff Party

Katin's Summer kickoff party made a splash at BLVD clothing in Manhattan Beach.

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