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Knockoff News 68

A weekly (or thereabouts) collection of news about counterfeits, fakes, knockoffs, replicas, imitations, and the culture of copying in general around the globe:

And finally, Counterfeit Chic readers may remember Jessica Kagan Cushman's bracelets, made of fossilized mammoth ivory and allegedly copied by Chanel in resin (and by others in plastic and magic marker).  Not only did Jessica craft a witty scrimshaw response to Chanel, but she also decided to knock herself off with a less expensive resin diffusion line

Now Style Fix reports that Forever 21, hearing that there was copying afoot and feeling left out, has created a plastic version of its own:

Forever 21 bracelet USD $5.80

Congratulations on winning the race to the bottom -- for now.