Trovata Settles Lawsuit With Forever 21; Project Runway to Become Video Game


Trovata and Forever 21 settled a trade-dress-infringement lawsuit that has been going on for two years. A second trial was supposed to begin tomorrow after a judge declared the first a mistrial in May. [WWD]

Chloé won a $7.2 million lawsuit on Friday after a federal court in Los Angeles ruled that a Los Angeles supplier failed to respond to infringement complaints filed by the luxury label. [WWD]

Project Runway is going to be developed into a Wii video game by Atari Inc. [Yahoo]

Gucci's Frida Giannini gives a hearty wink on the October issue of i-D while clutching James Franco. The cover was shot by Inez and Vinoodh. [Design Scene]

• Escada has up to twenty potential investors looking at the company. The label reportedly only has enough money to last until December after filing for insolvency in August. [Forbes]

• Christian Louboutin designed three Barbies that will be released in the next few months. He redesigned the ankles of the doll, which he found too flat, and the mini-shoes come with little Louboutin boxes. [WWD]

• Vanessa Fitzgerald, one of the models on Models of the Runway, has a clothing line with her mother, Valerie, named V'Ness. [SassyBella]

• Socialites Gigi Mortimer and Courtney Moss are launching a line of accessories named Glamourpuss NYC. They will be stocked at Kirna Zabête and Calypso later this month. [WWD]