Copy Rights Or Copy Wrongs

Copy Rights Or Copy Wrongs
technology

Why LVMH should rethink their position on fake handbags.

Lisa Baldini
  • 1 july 2010

It’s obvious that when Kyoto-Based artist Mitsuhiro Okamoto presented his “Batta Mon” series that he was critiquing the role that “fakes” play in the economy of fashion. Made from fake Louis Vuitton and Gucci handbag fabrics, the sculptures imitate locusts. However, LVMH has seemed to misread the objects and threatened to take legal action against The Kobe Fashion Museum in Kobe, Japan:

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