Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but we'll be damned if this isn't a straight up crime of swaggerjacking. Land's End was called out by many a Twitter activist for their blatant copying of small startup brand Kiel James Patrick's Nautical belt down to the placement of the belt in their advertised picture. Ivy Style put the pieces together, gathering a statement from the swaggerjacked while Land's End has yet to respond to the accusations. Have you no shame, LE?

Read the whole excerpt over at Ivy Style to get the full story, but tell us; would you settle for the LE "made in China" version at a fraction of the price of the Kiel James Patrick version, hand made here in the states? [Ivy Style]

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