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Lacroix bankrupt

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The famed Christian Lacroix fashion house filed for bankruptcy in Paris. Despite plans to continue operations, the company was unprofitable for years. Sales were down roughly 35 percent at Lacroix's two US stores.

The article linked above notes that Lacroix was the last formally established couturier, and that its loss is "immeasurable."


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