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Style Blogger, Fisayo Longe, Calls Out Fashion Retailer for Copying Her Design

British-Nigerian fashion blogger, Fisayo Longe, says fashion retailer, SheIn, copied one of her designs.

Earlier this month, Senegalese designer, Sarah Diouf, penned an open letter about the stealing of creative property in the fashion world, after one of her designs was copied by YSL during Paris Fashion Week.


Diouf isn't the only designer who's had an unsavory experience with a major fashion brand in recent months. Fashion blogger and founder of online retailer, Kai Collective, Fisayo Longe, is the latest to speak out against what seems to be a growing trend in the fashion world.

Longe took to Twitter earlier to call out California-based retailer SheIn, for selling a skirt, which she says, was originally designed by her company. The skirt, which features black and white stripes and a red floral design, has been worn by a number of other well-known fashion bloggers, and it appears to have been on Kai Collective's website since last year.

The skirt being sold on SheIn is practically the same as Longe's, yet she's received no acknowledgement from the company. Longe's followers have noticed, and many have expressed frustration with the blatant rip-off.

This is one trend that the fashion industry needs to let go of immediately.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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