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AF Uniform Designer/Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

Sun May 31, 2009 4:57 pm

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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RE: AF Uniform Designer/Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

Sun May 31, 2009 5:01 pm



Quoting FWAERJ (Thread starter):

I agree with your idea!!!!  Wink
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RE: AF Uniform Designer/Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

Sun May 31, 2009 5:05 pm



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.
 
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RE: AF Uniform Designer/Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

Sun May 31, 2009 5:09 pm

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.  Smile
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RE: AF Uniform Designer/Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

Sun May 31, 2009 6:20 pm

Oh good god! What will the Ab Fab ladies do?  wink 
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RE: AF Uniform Designer/Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

Sun May 31, 2009 7:12 pm

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...
 
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RE: AF Uniform Designer/Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

Sun May 31, 2009 8:18 pm

KL are getting a new uniform, perhaps AF could use the same suppliers?
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