Jeremy Scott has made his name and grown a loyal following for pushing the envelope — but the current situation he’s dealing with is less enfant terrible and more, well, illegal. A lawsuit has been lodged against Scott and Moschino, where the designer has been creative director since October 2013, by street artist Joseph Tierney, who goes by the name Rime. Scott is being accused of copying one of Rime’s designs and using it in prominently on a Moschino fall 2015 look.

The gown in contention was modeled by Gigi Hadid in the show, which took place in Milan in February, and it got even more play when Katy Perry wore it to the Met Ball. Rime, who lives in (and hails from) New York, created the 2012 piece “Vandal Eyes” in Detroit for arts organization Seventh Letter — watch it being made in this video. In addition to Scott’s use of “Vandal Eyes,” the suit accuses the designer of putting Rime’s signature onto some of the pieces in his Moschino collection.

Besides cribbing Rime’s work, Scott is being accused of modifying the design by overlaying logoed tags: “Moschino and Jeremy Scott did their own painting over that of the artist, superimposing the Moschino and Jeremy Scott brand names in spray-paint style as if part of the original work,” according to the lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles. The suit also alleges that Scott has hurt Rime’s reputation: “The only person harmed was Rime…his credibility as a graffiti artist was compromised by inclusion in such a crass and commercial publicity stunt.”

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Story Cred: Refinery29.com