Christian Lacroix is one of the most influential couturiers of the last twenty years. His over-the-top, sumptuous ensembles have come to symbolize the decadence and glamour of the 1980s.
As a young man, Lacroix was very interested in European fashion history; he initially wanted to be a museum c
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