Things have been tough all over, especially in the home furnishing industry.
A few days ago Shabby Chic filed Chapter 11 bankrupcy protection. See the complete posting here...
Shabby Chic was a pioneer in its time twenty years ago. Making slip-covered furniture into a style that is widely-copied, it made girly decorating into a huge trend that is still going strong even today.
Let's hope that the company will come out of this ok.
Photo of Shabby Chic's first store:
Shabby Chic has re-invented itself. Read more about it from the NY Times.