Pharrell has been called out by an independent designer for allegedly stealing her idea for the Louis Vuitton shopping bag.
has been called out by an independent designer for allegedly stealing her idea for his leather Louis Vuitton shopping bag. What Did Pharrell Williams Allegedly Copy? On Thursday (June 22), designer Kellie Ford hopped on her TikTok page to blast Pharrell Williams for allegedly stealing her idea for turning the Louis Vuitton shopping bag into a luxury tote bag. In her video, Ford explained in 2021 she repurposed the Louis Vuitton shopping bag into a leather purse. She posted a video of it and it went viral with over 10 million views, according to the designer. Even legendary hip-hop designer Dapper Dan saluted Ford on her creation. Fast-forward to 2023. At Pharrell Williams' Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring-Summer 2024 show in Paris last week, a leather Louis Vuitton shopping bag and lunch bag were presented at the event (see video below). In a series of TikTok videos, Ford was not happy about it and voiced her frustration about seeing her creativity being used without some type of acknowledgement. has reached out to Pharrell Williams and Louis Vuitton for comment. Read More: Cardi B to Receive $350,000 From Man Who Sued Her for Using His Photo on Her Mixtape Cover and Lost Pharrell Williams Held His First Fashion Show as Creative Director of Louis Vuitton Last week, Pharrell presented his Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring-Summer 2024 collection. Among the celebrities in attendance were Tyler, The Creator, Kim Kardashian and hip-hop couples Jay-Z and Beyonc and Rihanna and A$AP Rocky. Speaking of which, Jay-Z closed the entire event with a special performance with Skateboard P. You can watch their performance below. Read More: Watch Pharrell Williams' Louis Vuitton Mens Spring-Summer 2024 Fashion Show Below See Rappers and Hip-Hop Artists Who Sold Their Publishing for Huge Payouts Filed Under Read more