A model presents a creation by Italian brand Gucci during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, in February 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
A model presents a creation by Italian brand Gucci during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, in February 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
Fashion

Stripes, suits and a lawsuit: why is Adidas suing Thom Browne? The sportswear giant is seeking US$860,000 in damages and US$7 million from profits – yet Browne still wore striped socks to court

  • On January 3, Thom Browne arrived at court to begin the legal battle with Adidas, which has filed suit for the luxury brand’s use of its signature stripe branding in its designs
  • Thom Browne was founded about 20 years ago and has since grown and dressed the likes of NBA’s LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, supermodel Gigi Hadid, and footballer Lionel Messi

A model presents a creation by Italian brand Gucci during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, in February 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
A model presents a creation by Italian brand Gucci during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, in February 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
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