In July, Kolkata-based designer Snigdha Seksaria messaged sustainable fashion brand Doodlage on Instagram: “Hi! This design of yours is uncannily similar to one of my designs from 2016 of the brand Blankslate. I feel it is a copy and would want to reach out to someone to whom I could talk to in regard to this!”
The two designs in question:
Doodlage, which turns “discarded/rejected fabrics and scraps into beautiful upcycled masterpieces”, responded saying, “The print is in a checkered pattern and was developed in-house.