2012 may be nearing the end, but it's never too late for a good fashion feud.
Patricia Field is calling out Madonna for stealing one of her signature styles. The costume designer, famous for her work on "Sex and the City" and "The Devil Wears Prada," accused Madonna of selling copies of her "VOGUE" snapback hats as part of her MDNA Tour merchandise.
A Tumblr post entitled "MADONNA STOLE OUR VOGUE HATS!!" states:
Our own Patricia Field stylist, Hiraku, designed the snap back and we sell it as a t-shirt, headband and a beanie as well. They’ve been going like hotcakes here at the store and have become a staple of the Patricia Field brand this year. We get requests to send them to clients everywhere worldwide and people ask for them by name when they come into the store…
Posted above is a photo of two "VOGUE" baseball caps being sold at Madison Square Garden at a Madonna concert for $35 each.
On Patricia Field's website, you can find "'The Original' VOGUE Snapback Cap" retailing for $36, described as "An homage to the urban dance style of 1980s known as 'Vogueing', this House of Field exclusive brings New York City Ball culture back to the forefront again, as recently seen on the Queen of Vogue herself!!"
Are you sensing foul play? Several commenters on Field's Tumblr post noted that hats emblazoned with "VOGUE" have existed for decades; Madonna, one says, wore one in 1990.
What's more intriguing is that the "VOGUE" hats supposedly spied at Madonna's Madison Square Garden concert are nowhere to be found amongst the merchandise on her official website. There is, however, one for sale on eBay touted as "MADONNA RARE MDNA TOUR VOGUE EXCLUSIVE CAP HAT NEW YORK CITY BLACK MSG GIRL WILD."
So did Madonna truly rip off Patricia Field with her MSG concert hats?
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