In the rapidly changing and increasingly competitive fashion, apparel, and beauty industry, the experienced attorneys in Lewis Rice’s Design & Luxury (DeLux) Practice Group can help you build a solid foundation for your brand, protect its interests, and capitalize on opportunities. Our DeLux attorneys serve as trusted partners, advising both up-and-coming and established brands on all the important legal issues they face throughout their life cycles.

Our Services

As a leading full-service law firm, our clients harness the expertise of a diverse, multidisciplinary team of attorneys in every major legal practice area. We counsel brands on their day-to-day needs, including:

  • Design and development of new products
  • Intellectual property, including trademarks, copyrights, and patents
  • Contracting with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Advertising, promotions, and social media, including partnerships with influencers
  • Cybersecurity and data privacy
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Leasing and purchasing retail space
  • Hiring employees and independent contractors

Our Clients

We address the unique needs of a variety of clients, including:

  • Apparel
  • Retailers
  • Manufacturers
  • Fashion and textile designers
  • Interior designers
  • Sportswear
  • Footwear
  • Cosmetics
  • Salons
  • Accessories
  • Influencers and models
  • Beauty schools
  • Nonprofit organizations

DeLux attorneys take a special interest in supporting startups as well as minority and women-owned businesses on their journeys to becoming well-known brands. Regardless of who you are or how large your business is, you can benefit from our years of experience in the fashion, apparel, and beauty industry.

Our Approach

By striving to understand our clients’ needs and goals, we build close, long-lasting relationships. Our DeLux attorneys also keep an eye on the latest trends and developments so that you have the insight needed to build, grow, and protect your brand.

Lewis Rice is a one-stop firm providing responsive, strategic, and affordable services that enable our clients to navigate the increasingly complex legal issues shaping the fashion, apparel, and beauty industry.