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Zara Accused Of Stealing Designs From Independent Artists, And Here’s The Evidence

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When Tuesday Bassen, an LA-based designer, started to receive letters from fans asking if she worked in collaboration with Zara, she was understandably confused. All became clear however when she noticed that the Spanish retailer had been using designs remarkably similar to her own. And by similar we mean, well, the same.

She uploaded an image to Instagram that compared Zara’s rather heavily inspired creations to her own products, writing “I’ve been pretty quiet about this, until now. Over the past year, @zara has been copying my artwork. I had my lawyer contact Zara and they literally said I have no base because I’m an indie artist and they’re a major corporation and that not enough people even know about me for it to matter.” The story didn’t end there however. Read on for more.

When designer Tuesday Bassen realized that Zara had been copying her work, she took to Instagram to highlight the issue