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Beware the Online Discount Wedding Dresses

Angry brides share knock-off nightmares after buying gowns that looked stunning online but are HIDEOUS in real life. Given the high price tag of wedding dresses in boutiques and department stores, it’s no wonder brides-to-be are searching for cheaper alternatives online. But the beautiful bridal gowns pictured on websites are often startling different to the…

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New EU Law Clamps Down On Fake Goods

  Click on the picture to view the BBC News video!    A change in European law means that customs now have the right to seize and destroy fake goods bought from outside Europe. The BBC’s Dominic Laurie spoke with is Steve Kuncewicz, an intellectual property lawyer, to discuss the implications of this change in…

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Spotting a Fake Designer Wedding Dress

Buying a wedding dress online can be a great way of saving money ahead of the big day, but there is no guarantee that those bargain designer gowns are actually genuine. Unfortunately, brides-to-be are finding themselves at the mercy of online counterfeiters looking to sell fake wedding and bridesmaid dresses. The rock bottom prices are…

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Fighting Counterfeiters

It is excellent news that the fight against counterfeiters that is damaging our industry and breaking the hearts of unwitting brides, is gaining real momentum.   The consumer magazines have agreed to support the BBSA initiative and, combined with the soon-to-be-launched Brides Beware website, and the recent Fake Britain TV programme, awareness of the dangers…

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Why Not To Buy A Fake Designer Wedding Dress

Ever done anything unethical, immoral or even illegal? If you’ve bought a fake designer wedding dress then it might surprise you to find out that you have done all three. If you haven’t bought one but have been tempted, then here’s the case against buying fake designer wedding gowns. We all know that replicating designs…