Do use your jacket as a garment bag! Since you almost always pack some kind of outerwear, whether it’s a trench, a leather jacket, or a blazer, you can use it to protect your most delicate items. Put the piece or pieces most likely to snag inside the jacket and close it up. Now, nothing can grab! Do put your shoes in a V formation, with the heels against the side structure of the bag so they can’t be snapped.
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NYC Considers Fining Buyers of Knock-Off Goods
Advocates say more needs to be done to crack down on counterfeits, which cost the city $1 billion in annual tax revenue. And, they argue, the punishment being proposed in New York works elsewhere. “In France if you are caught not just purchasing, buying, but carrying a counterfeit anything you can go to jail and be fined up to €360,000,” said Valerie Salembier, former publisher of Harper’s Bazaar who now runs the nonprofit Authentics Foundation. “Passing this legislation will act as a deterrent to those people who come to Chinatown solely to buy fakes,” she said. Susan Scafidi, who directs the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law says anti-counterfeiting efforts to date have focused on the supply side.
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