Inspiration vs. Imitation

SEE LARK! | Inspiration vs. Imitation

While trolling on Pinterest to see the latest eye candy, I stumbled upon what I thought to be a Zoe Karssen sweatshirt.  When I clicked on the link, I realized it was actually a copy of the original sold at a really cheap price.  I immediately thought “This is a copy…BAD”, hoped I didn’t accidentally download a computer virus, and moved on.  Months later, I saw more pieces from the same website and wondered “Have I judged it too quickly?”  It’s not claiming to be the actual high-end brand, but it does appear to be a copycat.  To add to it, why is this website getting my criticism when I don’t think twice shopping at an H&M, Zara, or Forever 21?  Fascinated with the business behind fashion, it got me asking the age old question… Continue reading “Inspiration vs. Imitation”