Carmen Colle, The Seamstress With A $3,7 Million Lawsuit Against Chanel

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Carmen Colle seamstressChanel has a court date with a 61-year-old seamstress from France, Carmen Colle, who runs World Tricot (an ethical hand made clothing company employing refugees) working with Dior, Gaultier, Givenchy. She claims Chanel stole a crochet pattern from her and wants $3,7 Million in damages. Aux armes! (The Cut)


#1 Ellington on 11.18.09 at 1:27 pm

Well if they did nick her idea they should be made to pay up!

#2 Adriana on 11.19.09 at 7:17 am

As I’ve understood she’s fighting this for years and does not stand a change? I hope for her she wins.
Argh, The Cut’s snobism called her “a simple knitter/seamstress” or something like that….*shakes head* and *thumbs up” to her!

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