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The Times takes a look at the women behind LES brand Foley & Corinna, the "most knocked-off fashion label you have probably never heard of." The villain here is Forever 21, who have copied quite a few F&C pieces. “'This is the downside of being successful but relatively unknown,' said Susan Scafidi, a visiting professor at Fordham Law School and the author of the blog. 'If you bite a well-known brand, you get caught very easily. If you bite a couple of sweet girls on the Lower East Side, how many people will notice?'” [NY Times]