Trademark, Meh

Forever 21 in the Maadi mall.

Apparently, in light of country’s strapped economic situation, Egypt ended up with counterfeit gear and wear for their Olympic athletes. The head of the Egyptian Olympic Committee, General  Mahmoud Ahmed Ali, and his colleagues felt the cost of kitting out all 112 athletes plus the coaches, trainers and doctors accompanying the athletes in authentic gear to be too high, and went with a Chinese distributor to procure knockoff goods.  And not even high quality, backroom in a shop on Canal St knockoffs either – the gear bags have both Nike and Adidas logos on them. (AP/Yahoo) Continue reading “Trademark, Meh”