1. And the new creative director of Kenzo is ... Lacoste's Felipe Oliveira Baptista. Baptista will take over the helm from Carol Lim and Humberto Leon on July 1. Oliveira Baptista comes to Kenzo from Lacoste, where he was creative director from 2010 to 2018. – Read More on Vogue
2. Copycats vs the law: One of the most immediate results of fashion’s routine cycling – and recycling – of trends is the thoroughly murky game of determining originality and assigning ownership of designs. In certain areas of the law, the determination of legally permissible inspiration versus law-breaking imitation is relatively straightforward. Most of the time, though, it isn’t. – Read More on Vogue Italia
3. Streetwear Fight: Meet the Man Accused of Selling Supreme Fakes: Michele di Pierro registered trademarks and opened streetwear stores abroad, and says his “success is not based on the box logo.” New York-based Supreme says he is running a counterfeit operation. – Read More on WSJ
4. RETRO READ: How A Quiet Trademark Scheme & Epidemic-Level Counterfeiting Led to a Global, $1 Billion Fight for Supreme. Trade Direct had “won over less-informed fans of the streetwear brand and convinced retailers and shops that they were purchasing originals.” – Read More on TFL
5. Why the corset has made a regrettable return: From the red carpet to Instagram, corsets are everywhere. The corset has been creeping back into fashion for some time. In 2016, Prada revived the garment in a more utilitarian style, worn loosely laced over thick tailoring and sweaters. Meanwhile, more than a million posts on Instagram with a “waist training” tag. – Read More on the Guardian
6. Madewell, Patagonia, and Eileen Fisher want to buy your old clothes. The newest fashion trend: Brands want to prolong the life of your clothes by finding new uses for them long after they’ve left your closet. – Read More on Fast Co.