Forever 21 faces lawsuit from California manufacturer

Los Angeles - Fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 currently faces a lawsuit from a SoCal manufacturer. The Gardena-based manufacturer Fashion Life Inc. claims that the trendy chain of retail stores has yet to pay up bills that are overdue.

The six-page complaint states that the popular retailer owes over 50,000 thousand dollars currently for a shipment of women’s clothing that were manufactured specifically for Forever 21. According to WWD, Fashion Life is allegedly owed 55,832.50 dollars from Forever 21. The clothing order shipment was accepted with no returns or complaints, according to Fashion Life. The manufacturer said in its complaint that it has tried multiple times to collect its payment from the retailer. According to Apparel News, Forever 21 declined payment every time that Fashion Life asked for compensation. The vendor requested that the retailer pay in addition to attorneys’ fees and other damages.

Manufacturer Fashion Life is known for their brand Fang. The brand has graphic tees with glitter designs and is known for its sleek, fitted garments. The company has done business in the past with well-known specialty retailers such as Nordstrom, Kohl’s, and Wet Seal. Forever 21 currently operates in 48 countries with 730 stores. The brand is favored for its low prices with popular, trendy items providing menswear, womenswear, accessories, footwear, and more. The company has stores in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and more.





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