United was for yoga pants before it was against them

Is Your Dress Code Illegal?

United's defense of refusing to board certain passengers who are not properly clothed is just the latest in a series of dress-code dust-ups. Professor Scafidi's new Think Tank column for WWD explains the changing legal and social environment for attempts to regulate attire.
Fashion Revolutions - 7th Annual Fashion Law institute Symposium

Update: Panels and speakers!

Join industry leaders in discussing the revolutionary changes facing the fashion world at the highlight of the fashion law calendar - our 7th Annual Symposium on March 31, 2017!
A Dalek from Doctor Who -

Brexit Begins

What's next for the global fashion industry now that the UK has officially set in motion its departure from the EU? Our 7th Annual Symposium on Friday, March 31 will get the scoop straight from London -- and of course, leading experts in the US!
The poster from the Broadway musical hair - a landmark in depicting hair as free speech

SCOTUS: Expressions Hair Design’s Free Speech

Expressions Hair Design fought the law -- and won, at least for now. The Supreme Court has weighed in on the New York statute prohibiting businesses from advertising a mark-up for credit-card fees and found that it did indeed regulate free speech. But does that mean the law is unconstitutional?
Cheerleaders cheering

Supreme Court: Varsity Wins!

The Supreme Court has weighed in on Star Athletica v. Varsity - click here or On the Cutting Edge for the opinion and analysis!
Professor Susan Scafidi and Diane von Furstenberg

About the Institute

Learn more about the Fashion Law Institute, founded by Professor Susan Scafidi with the generous support of the CFDA and iconic designer Diane von Furstenberg!

Fashion Law Bootcamp

Study fashion law and business in this special intensive program, now in New York and Silicon Valley!
Fordham Law student - now alum! - Adrienne Montes welcoming Fashion Law Pop-Up clinic attendees

Fashion Law Pop-Up Clinic

Our next Fashion Law Pop-Up Clinic is Friday, April 21 - click here to request help or volunteer!