AF Uniform Designer/Supplier Files For Bankruptcy
FWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 4282 posts, RR: 2 Posted Sun May 31 2009 09:57:10 UTC (7 years 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2867 times:
The fashion house responsible for Air France's 2005-present uniforms, Christian Lacroix, has entered bankruptcy proceedings (similar to Chapter 11 here in the States) in France, and may be liquidated: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-st...own-christian-lacroix-1692559.html
In addition to designing and making uniforms for AF, Christian Lacroix also had a haute couture line, a ready-to-wear line, and (of course) a line of perfumes over the years (including the disastrous now-discontinued C'est la Vie).
Guess it's time for AF to find a new uniform supplier (French, of course), preferably to match their new livery. May I suggest Jean-Paul Gaultier? [Edited 2009-05-31 10:00:34]
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Icarus75 From France, joined Oct 2003, 838 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted
Sun May 31 2009 10:01:44 UTC (7 years 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2853 times:
I agree with your idea!!!!
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Breiz From France, joined Mar 2005, 1985 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted
Sun May 31 2009 10:05:11 UTC (7 years 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2832 times:
Quoting FWAERJ ( Thread starter): Guess it's time for AF to find a new uniform supplier (French, of course), preferably to match their new livery. May I suggest Jean-Paul Gaultier?
If Jean-Paul Gauthier was allowed freedom to design a new uniform, the result would be outstanding.
I'm not sure the flight attendants would enjoy it though.
Daleaholic From UK - England, joined Oct 2005, 3213 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted
Sun May 31 2009 10:09:41 UTC (7 years 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2814 times:
AF will have no problems in finding a new designer/manufacturer. I'm sure there are a lot of people already designing uniforms for them and get themselves globally recognised.
Will be interesting to see who they choose.
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OA412 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 6049 posts, RR: 25
Reply 4, posted
Sun May 31 2009 11:20:30 UTC (7 years 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2670 times:
Oh good god! What will the Ab Fab ladies do?
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Sneiled From France, joined Feb 2009, 10 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted
Sun May 31 2009 12:12:58 UTC (7 years 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2610 times:
AF uniform design from Lacroix was made 3-4 years ago. I don't think they are planning to renew anytime soon...
They have plenty of time for the lucky designer...
Seemyseems From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2009, 998 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted
Sun May 31 2009 13:18:04 UTC (7 years 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2531 times:
KL are getting a new uniform, perhaps
AF could use the same suppliers?