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Topped Out

Topshop refuses to get its knickers in a twist over Chloe's allegations that the mass market retailer knocked off a dress from the See by Chloe line in violation of UK law.  Instead, British Vogue reports that Topshop has agreed to take the remaining dresses out of stores and to pay Chloe more than £12,000 (over USD $24,500) – without admitting to copying. 

 See by Chloe (left, £185) v Topshop (£35)

Of course, with average sales of 30 pairs of knickers per minute, Topshop can afford to remain sanguine about the occasional legal challenge to its design tactics.