Shereé Whitfield has been constructing anticipation for her way of life model SHE by Shereé since 2008. On September 4, the season 14 finale of Real Housewives of Atlanta debuted Shereé’s newest try at launching her model. Following the episode airing, SHE by Shereé’s web site went live.
But the location immediately experienced HMTL issues due to “overwhelming interest,” Shereé claimed. Not solely that, fans noticed two issues in regards to the long-awaited line: high costs and designs seen earlier than.
Before lengthy, the model was focused with crucial chatter throughout social media platforms. People in contrast Shereé’s designs to objects offered on SHEIN and Amazon. Additionally, some scoffed at her pricing objects, similar to t-shirts, upwards of $100 and $200.
In a latest interview with Yahoo’s In The Know, Shereé has lastly addressed the backlash surrounding her launch.
Shereé Blames Private Label For Duplicating Designs Licensed To Brands
The entrepreneur spoke to Gibson Johns for over 20 minutes–primarily specializing in her model. The dialog about comparisons to quick style manufacturers, similar to SHEIN, got here up at one point. Rather than ignore the query, Shereé admitted to licensing designs.
She claimed that her group inspired her to add licensed items within the combine along with her customized items so as to supply totally different value factors. Ultimately, she blamed the manufacturing company for promoting the identical designs to a number of firms.
“All I can say is that apparently SHEIN…they shop at the same production, no not production…,” Shereé managed to say earlier than interruption from Gibson. She later continued, “And this is a private label. But shame on that private label for selling–anything that you sell to…what’s the big one, Fashion Nova or SHEIN, you shouldn’t sell to anybody else.”