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Australian Police Seize $1 Million in Counterfeit Handbags, Footwear

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Sydney, Australia—Australian police and officers from the Trademark Investigation Services seized Sunday more than $1 million worth of counterfeit designer handbags for sale at Parklea Markets, a popular flea market destination here. The confiscated merchandise included more than 500 handbags bearing brand names such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel, Burberry, …

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Stuart Weitzman Celebrates 25 Years with Parisian Fete

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Paris—Celebrated footwear designer celebrated his 25th business anniversary celebrated with a private reception at the American Embassy in Paris. The event was held at the private residence of Ambassador Charles H. Rivkin, the Ambassador of the United States to France, and his wife,  Susan Tolson. In true Weitzman spirit, a ping-pong …

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Rachel Bilson Partners with Steve Madden in Social Commerce Shoe Site

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Santa Monica, CA—Actress and self described “fashion junkie” Rachel Bilson and her longtime stylist, Nicole Chavez, are partnering with Steve Madden and BeachMint, a leading social commerce company, to launch ShoeMint.com. Described as an “affordable luxury brand” Shoemint will sell its namesake footwear collection on BeachMint’s online platform, the partners …