Tommy Hilfiger And Fendi Up Next To Be Sued By Former Interns

Here we go again. Eight prominent fashion brands have been sued by former interns who claim that they are owed compensation for their work. And, now, you can add Tommy Hilfiger and Fendi to that list.

Both brands are owned and operated by luxury good conglomerate, Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessey or LVMH and are being sued by former interns Melanie Zuccarini, Kiora Wheeler and Shawntel Smith. All three claim that the LVMH brands misclassified them as interns when the work they performed is work usually performed by employees.

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Similar to the previous lawsuits, the three plaintiffs are being represented by Virginia & Ambinder LLP and Leeds Brown Law PC, and their lawsuit is based on New York state law, rather than the usual federal Fair Labor Standards Act, that most lawsuits of this kind are based on.

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NYFW Day 5: Favorite Looks

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Zac Posen: When I saw this dress, I think I might have audibly gasped. The color is gorgeous, the halter neckline is beautifully done, and the structure of the dress is perfect!!

Tommy Hilfiger: This collection is so spot on with its athletic inspired theme. I particularly loved this dress because it combines athletic elements with chic elements beautifully!

Reem Acra: I love embroidery but it has to be done right so that it looks chic and fresh. Reem Acra hit the nail on the head with this gorgeous red number.

3.1 Phillip Lim: This dress is great because I love how it combines the sportswear element of a shirt dress with the elegance of a gown and a silky fabric. Gorgeous!

The Row: There’s nothing I love more than a cozy sweater with comfy pants. What makes that combo better is when it looks trendy and fashionable!!

Milly: I love this look because it’s a fresh take on current trendy elements. This is definitely a look I would love to rock on a fun night out.

 

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