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Fashion History Proves Yoko Ono Can't Take Credit for Hand Prints

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'90s Moschino print now sold on Etsy

Brooklyn designer Haleh Nematzadeh came forward today to accuse Yoko Ono of ripping off her latest spring collection. If you recall, Ono created a kooky line for Opening Ceremony using hand prints over private parts in a way that does indeed seem reminiscent of Nematzadeh's own hand-print-over-private-parts collection. But neither of them can take credit for inventing the concept. See Moschino's early '90s print to the right and three more similar designs that have been around since long before either Ono's or Nematzadeh's collections.

Katy Perry at "Teenage Dream" in Toronto from 2010

Rodarte's Fall 2013 runway via Getty

DVF's hand dress from Fall 2013 runway, via Getty

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