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Fashion Scoops: Good Morning, Hermès... Barrett Hops the Pond...

“Was it too early?” Hermès chief executive Patrick Thomas asked sheepishly before dawn on Thursday.



A SWISS ACCOUNT?: Could Christian Lacroix be zeroing in on new investors? According to sources, Lacroix’s owner, Florida-based Falic Group, is in advanced discussions with a group of investors from Switzerland. The likelihood of a deal could not be learned, but it is understood talks are centered on selling a majority stake of the Paris-based fashion house. Last year, Falic Group began searching for potential investors to help accelerate the fashion company’s expansion and capitalize on the brand’s recent repositioning as a pure luxury play. Lacroix officials could not be reached for comment.

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