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Chanel recognizes that a Venezuelan copied designs

The French fashion house Chanel copied recognized for their last parade creative designs from a Venezuelan who works in Scotland and decided to "sign" his work "in recognition of his inspiration." On December 1, Chanel presented a fashion show at the legendary Studio 5 of Fellini at Cinecittà in Rome, paying tribute to the craftsmen fashion.


Two days later, on his Facebook page, Mati Ventrillon, Venezuelan designer who works in Fair Isle (Scottish island known worldwide for its traditional woolen reasons), published the photo of a male model parade of Chanel, a woolen waistcoat in black and white jacquard, very similar to a model it offers for sale on its Internet portal.

Mati said this summer that two employees of Chanel bought him several models, but he said he did not expect to be the copied.

On Thursday, the famous fashion house said in a text transmitted to AFP that "following discussions that clarified this dispute, Chanel will mark the mention 'design Mati Ventrillon' in point concerned models in its communication tools, in recognition of his inspiration. "

The house "recognizes that this situation was born of a malfunction within their teams, and apologized."

He also stated that "recognizes the traditional heritage and savoir-faire of Fair Isle" and reiterates its commitment "to respect for creation, whether of their own or that of others."

Ventrillon Mati said Wednesday on its Facebook page that Chanel "immediately apologized." Fashion house "showed their respect and support for small craft" to mark his work with his name, he said.

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