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Apparently, buying trendy designer goods could actually bring you closer to a biker gang than you ever thought your motorcycle jacket would.
The Hells Angels are suing Saks Fifth Avenue, Zappos.com and Alexander McQueen's brand for selling and creating items that contain their namesake and "Death Head" design. The retailers are being called out for selling McQueen's Hells Angels-based merchandise, such as a $495 Hells Four-Finger Ring, and a $1565 Hells Angels Jacquard Box Dress, which is still for sale on the designer's site.
The four-finger skull ring may be badass, but with its similarity to the famous emblem, you might need some braun to back up your biker bling. Hells Angels' lawyer, Fritz Clapp, says "If you've got one of these rings on, a member might get really upset that you're an imposter."
The last thing you need in a pair of studded heels, ripped up jeans and tattered leather jacket is a Hells Angel on your case. Unless he's offering to give you a ride somewhere. Then, your only problem is holding on, and making sure he doesn't find out where you shop.
· Hells Angels fire suit at McQueen, Saks [NY Post]