Reminder to Get Creative and Win a $500 eBay Gift Card

We’re loving the entries so far for our contest to celebrate You Can’t Fake Fashion. The bag auction ended on Monday, but luckily there’s more time for the graphic competition, where we challenge our readers to alter a bag digitally. It’s easy. Just download the tote image and use your imagination (and Photoshop, or whatever software you like). The winner gets $500 worth of eBay goodies. All artwork must be submitted by 12 p.m. EST on April 5th. Enter the contest here

(Photo: Rodarte Bag for YCFF. GIF by FashGif. Text by Jauretsi)

More Bags from the You Can’t Fake Fashion Auction with CFDA & eBay

The You Can’t Fake Fashion auction is still going strong through Monday. Here’s a few more selections from the total of 90 bags created by top designers. All monies go towards CFDA to combat counterfeit goods. Read more and begin your bidding on YCFF.

Clockwise (starting top left): Tabitha SimmonsAlejandro IngelmoJohn VarvatosZac PosenMichael BastianAlice + Olivia


(Photo: Courtesy of eBay. Text by Jauretsi)


You Can’t Fake Fashion Launches with a Bang

Is there anything more fun than collaborating with 90 Top Designers to make a cool bag? Throwing the party to celebrate that collaboration! On Monday night, both Steven Kolb, Chief Executive Officer of the Council Designers of America (CFDA) and Devin Wenig, President of eBay Marketplaces, gathered around a “who’s who” in Fashion to toast to "original design". The campaign You Can’t Fake Fashion (launched the same day) aims at stopping counterfeit dead in its tracks. After dinner, it was my turn to take the floor by manning the turntables and… [MORE] getting the party bouncing with a bevy of hip guests bopping their heads up and down including Mara Hoffman, Pamela Love, Cushnie et Ochs, Rebecca Minkoff, Ruffian, and Steven Alan –  the list goes on and on. The bags (all on display) began to get ogled by party goers ready to take their bids. If you want to jump in the game, take a look at the entire YCFF collection here, and begin your bidding. The original tote is also available for $50. You have 5 more days to select the bag you love. Read more on eBay.

(Photo: 1.Carly Cushnie, Pamela Love, Mara Hoffman, CFDA’s Kelly McCauley . 2. eBay President Devin Wenig, CFDA CEO Steven Kolb 3. Nike’s Heron Preston and The Inside Source’s Jauretsi 4. Brian Wolk and Claude Morais of Ruffian 5. Rebecca Taylor, Steven Alan, Devin Wenig, and Rebecca Minkoff. Text by Jauretsi. All Photos by Billy Farrell / BFAnyc.com)