Iconic Fashion Label Mimicking Yesteryear’s Classic

Why do mega fashion houses employ expensive creative directors when all they do is dig into the archives of maestros of fashion and simply ape the designs? Partnouveau made this exciting revelation where Valentino’s Pier Paolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri imitated the concepts of lightness and buoyancy for Valentino 2011 Spring Couture from Paul Poiret’s 1913 costumes for Le Minaret. […]


Plagiarism is Pervasive in Global Fashion

Plagiarism may be the oldest form of flattery but it’s definitely not a pleasant one. High-Street labels copying styles and designs from the top-end designer labels has become virtually acceptable but what do you say to Valentino copying from Elsa Schiaparelli? Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino transformed textile to music sheet for the […]

Now DNA does it – Lifts my Story

VK, a loyal reader of informed me this: Submitted on 2011/05/21 at 6:04pmDNA, Mumbai copied your news today! They haven’t named him and her, but have published it as a quiz! VK is referring to my previous posting on the 20th of May 2011: New Guy in Priya Chatwal’s life – Bobby Deol […]

Imitation is the Best form of Flattery

A faithful reader of wrote back a flattering comment. I don’t know his/her name but thanks mate! Here’s the verbatim of Fashion Inquisitive: Fashion Inquisitive Dear Jack, Your posts are being repeatedly plagiarised by Bombay Times and Midday Mumbai. Imitation is the best form of flattery, congratulations? My heart goes out to […]