Thursday, January 19, 2006 by URBAN COUNTERFEITERS
This one's particularly nasty on the part of Urban Outfitters. A while after sending in samples of his t-shirts so that the mega chain might consider buying some off of him to sell in their stores, Johnny Cupcakes ;was notified by a friend that they were carrying them... without his knowledge. Turns out Urban took a concept off of one of his samples and made their own version.
Here's what the original looked like:
And Urban's "interpretation" of the design:
Legal? Maybe. Shady? Very.