Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Christian Lacroix launches childrenswear?

Christian Lacroix, the label famed for dressing Eddie in Ab Fab, has been in the news of late due to the company filing for bankruptcy, but the brand has signed a new licensing deal for its accessories, home decoration and stationery. Lacroix CEO Nicolas Topiol yesterday announced in an interview with WWD that the brand was looking for licensing partners for a childrenswear line. The leading licensing companies in childrenswear are CWF who produce collections for Burberry, Chloe, DKNY or Groupe Zannier who design Paul Smith, Gaultier Junior and Little Marc Jacobs, or perhaps the French house will seek the help of the Italians: Simonetta already create a smashing line for Roberto Cavalli while Miss Grant, has recently been appointed to design Ballantyne mini. Whoever the choice, of course, you will read it first in Junior!