News & Updates About Fordham Law School's Fashion Law Insitute - Including Daily Reports from the 2012 Summer Intensive Program ("Fashion Law Bootcamp")

Professional, Smart & Chic – Three Beautiful, Affordable & Walkable Pumps by Ivanka Trump

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A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  Well, she’s done it again! Ivanka Trump’s spring and summer shoe collection is hitting the stores – and it is full of delightful shoes that merit nominations for my favorite category of shoes: Best Stylish Pump with a Reasonable Heel at a Reasonable Price And the winner […]

Applications Now Open for Fashion Law Bootcamp 2013 at Fordham’s Fashion Law Institute

Fashion Law Institute

Fashion Law Bootcamp 2013 at Fordham Law School’s Fashion Law Institute will be here sooner than you think! In response to growing interest in the Bootcamp – as well as fashion law generally – the Fashion Law Institute opened applications for the 2013 Fashion Law Bootcamp program this week – earlier than previously scheduled in […]

Fashion Show Celebrating the Fashion Law Institute’s Second Anniversary & Pop-Up Clinics

Fashion Law Institute - Fashion Show

On Friday, September 7, Fordham Law School’s Fashion Law Institute celebrated its second anniversary and ongoing fashion law pop-up clinic program with a fashion show in the tents at Lincoln Center as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. The fashion show was hosted by Professor Susan Scafidi (Founder & Academic Director of the Fashion […]

Fordham Law School’s Fashion Law Institute in the News


Congratulations to Fordham Law School Professor Susan Scafidi and the other faculty and staff at the Fashion Law Institute! Fordham Law School is featured by the Hollywood Reporter as one of America’s Top 10 Entertainment Law Schools (subscription required). The Hollywood Reporter notes that the Fashion Law Institute “is the first of its kind in […]

Fashion Law Bootcamp – Day 8

Prada Flame Shoe Ornament

A Daily Update from Fordham’s Fashion Law Bootcamp. Friday, June 1, was graduation day for the 45 members of the Fashion Law Bootcamp Class of 2012 at Fordham Law School’s Fashion Law Institute. It was an amazing two weeks, and I’ve enjoyed featuring the class on Commandress! It was hard to say goodbye to New […]

Fashion Law Bootcamp – Day 7


A Daily Update from Fordham’s Fashion Law Bootcamp. Well, we’re winding down, but I’m still having too much fun to fully accept that in just one day I will have finished Fashion Law Bootcamp. So let’s set that topic aside for a little while. We began class this evening with Rachel Dooley, designer of the jewelry line Gemma Redux, and […]

Fashion Law Bootcamp – Day 6

Louis Vuitton Handbag and Counterfeit

A Daily Update from Fordham’s Fashion Law Bootcamp. Class today focused on international trade, counterfeits, and labeling laws. International trade and counterfeiting go hand and hand because most counterfeit goods for sale in the U.S. market are manufactured abroad. Some of these goods are sold on the black market (including e-commerce), and often the purchaser knows […]

Fashion Law Bootcamp – Day 5


A Daily Update from Fordham’s Fashion Law Bootcamp. I’m excited to be back in NYC today for the second week of Fashion Law Bootcamp! We started our day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where we saw the current Costume Institute exhibit, Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations. Before touring the exhibit, we met with two of the museum’s […]

Fordham Fashion Law Bootcamp – Day 4

Fashion District - Fashion Avenue

A Daily Update from Fordham’s Fashion Law Bootcamp. Today we screened the documentary Girl Model with the film’s directors, Ashley Sabin and David Redmon. The film follows Nadya Vall, a 13-year-old Siberian girl who hopes to provide for her family and create a better life for herself by modeling. The film opens with a casting call. The Siberian landscape […]

Fordham Fashion Law Bootcamp – Day 3

Fashion District Map

A Daily Update from Fordham’s Fashion Law Bootcamp. Wow, today was busy! In the afternoon our class toured Manhattan’s Fashion District (also known as the Garment District), which covers most of the area from 35th Street to 41st Street and between Fifth Avenue and Ninth Avenue. The neighborhood is New York’s home base for every element of fashion design and manufacturing […]