Monday, July 13, 2009


As Christian Lacroix’s Spring / Summer 2009 hits the catwalk in Paris, there is glumness in the air. This could very well be the final curtain for Lacroix.

France's US-owned couture house declared insolvency at the end of May 2009 after the company claimed it had fallen foul of the global crisis.

Arguably one of the most exuberant couturiers in Paris, not only will we miss his ostentatious haute couture & ready to wear collections, but oh, the shoes…

Like many luxury goods businesses, the Lacroix fashion house has been severely affected by the recession, losing 10 million euros in 2008 on turnover of 30 million euros.

Christian Lacroix is considered one of the Frances's most creative contemporary designers.

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