10 Most Memorable Fashion Moments of 2011
6. Christian Louboutin Sees Red
To protect the rights to his famous red soles, Christian Louboutin brought YSL to court claiming they had copycatted his trademark ("copycatted" is the official legal term). Though he lost the first round, the case raised interesting legal issues in fashion. If Louboutin had succeeded in his mission to prove only he could use red soles, could Tiffany's be next to stop anyone else from using their signature shade of blue? Lawyers are standing by.