The 90's heyday of Shabby Chic has been long gone for some time, but the brand's notoriously comfortable home furnishings still seemed to have a following in some circles. The cause for filing bankruptcy might be a case of diminished sales and a large expansion effort (10 new stores in the past few years) that began before the economic crisis had set in completely. We'd like to hear your thoughts on the matter - are you suprised by the news? What are your thoughts on Shabby Chic these days?
Read Rachel Ashwell's blog on the subject here.