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Manufacturer says it's removing relabeled Ivanka Trump items

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The 80 workers who make clothing for the contractor, G-III Apparel Group - which owns the manufacturing and distribution rights to Ivanka's clothing lines, among other retail brands - work almost 60 hours per week and only earn about $62 per week.

According to a report from Business of Fashion (BoF), the company that makes her clothing, G-III, has changed the label on some items without the knowledge of the Ivanka Trump Brand.

The factory produced clothes for G-III Apparell group, which had created clothing for Ivanka Trump's brand since 2012, apart from Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, according to the report. "The Ivanka Trump brand continues to grow and remains very strong", the statement continued.

Although G-III argues that the brand of Trump's oldest daughter is continuing to experience growth, it was delivered a major blow following the controversial presidential election when many major retailers, such as Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus, pulled the line after poor sales.

The Ivanka Trump brand has been the cause of much controversy in the past few months, with many women opting to boycott the label after her father Donald's infamous "grab them by the pussy" comments on the campaign trail previous year.

Ivanka Trump's eponymous clothing and accessories line, riddled with issues since her father gained power, is faced with yet another controversy today. While some may dispute how popular Ivanka's brand is at the moment, G-III claims that Ivanka Trump's apparel made $17.9 million more during the 2016 fiscal year than it did in 2015. The pieces, which were labelled as Adrienne Vittadini Studio, were sold to chain Stein Mart which has over 290 stores in America.

While the Trump family says it is pushing for manufacturing in the USA, most of the Ivanka Trump's clothing line is produced in countries such as China and Vietnam. - China that makes Ivanka Trump products revealed workplace abuses, including extremely low pay to workers.

Label swapping is technically legal if all parties involved are aware (the company behind the Adrienne Vittadini brand declined to say whether or not it knew about the relabeling). Some retailers have cut back on orders Others are treading carefully so as not to alienate any customers.

"We've had both labels for a while".

However, this in-house switch up didn't really help much as, perhaps unsurprisingly, most people still didn't really want to walk around with a "Trump" label hanging out of their top.

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