Curious Coincidences: Wendy Brandes vs. Topshop

Swear rings, Wendy Brandes (created 2008)

Swear rings, Topshop (2012)

How very, very curious.

Please check out Wendy’s original post here, and feel free to boycott Topshop in solidarity with a noble (I would never have reacted so calmly) and talented designer.

I get angry enough when they copy beloved vintage pieces, but this…

This post is brought to you by Miss Peelpants’s Curious Coincidences, it’s turning into quite the series!

Edited to note that Topshop have now removed the offending articles from sale with a decidedly formulaic apology.


4 Comments on “Curious Coincidences: Wendy Brandes vs. Topshop”

  1. Well, I suppose if everyone emailed, tweeted and facebook’d Topshop, they might be forced to notice.

  2. […] community was abuzz with displeasure and calling for action. From The Frisky to Fasshonaburu to Vintage-a-Peel, bloggers voiced their outrage at Topshop and support for […]

  3. Tracey Fahy says:

    Wow! love the first image….it look like FAHY!!

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