Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster
Dana Thomas - I read the following passage from this book; "I remember walking into an assembly plant in Thailand a couple of years ago and seeing six or seven little children, all under 10 years old, sitting on the floor assembling counterfeit leather handbags,' an investigator told me... 'The owners had broken the children's legs and tied the lower leg to the thigh so the bones wouldn't mend. [They] did it because the children said they wanted to go outside and play."
Policy Press | Fake Goods, Real money - The Counterfeiting Business and its Financial Management : By Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Alexandra Hall, Joanna Large, Anqi Shen, Michael Crang and Michael Andrews
Policy Press | Fake Goods, Real money - The Counterfeiting Business and its Financial Management, By Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Alexandra Hall, Joanna Large, Anqi Shen, Michael Crang and Michael Andrews
The Consumption of Counterfeit Fashion | Joanna Large | Palgrave Macmillan
This book explores the consumption of counterfeit fashion goods. It develops an understanding of why counterfeit markets exist by exploring consumer behavior in consuming counterfeit fashion, and examining this in relation to attitudes on fashion, crime, harm and victimization....
Do Counterfeit Bags Really Fund Terrorism? - PurseBlog
When you pick up a faux Louis Vuitton bag online or at a souvenir shop, do you ever wonder where your money goes? We followed the money to find out what happens to the revenue from counterfeit goods.
Shocking! This Resort Hotel is Selling Fake Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton Bags
When I was away visiting family, I had my travel laptop with me. One day while working on a post, I started going through some of the pictures I have stored on the laptop from my trip to Egypt last year. I came across one group of photos that reminded me of a shocking moment I experienced while staying in a nice resort hotel in Hurghada. When my friend, Teresa, and I planned this trip to Egypt, we booked everything through a well-regarded travel company located in Egypt, a company I would…