As previously reported, beloved designer to the young and young at heart Betsey Johnson is going out of business. This is sad news for anyone who’s grown up coveting her fun, girly designs…or not grown up, as the case may be. However, there’s a silver lining to this bummer cloud, and that silver lining looks like a massive Betsey Johnson going-out-of-business sale.
According to Reuters, all Betsey Johnson stores are in the process of being liquidated, and that means some seriously deep discounts. And, in addition to the clothes, they’re selling all the stores’ furniture, lighting fixtures, etc., so if you want some frilly shit for your pink palace, now’s your chance! Personally, I haven’t bought anything of Betsey’s since I was a teenager, but I figure I might as well poke around for old time’s sake, because I used to go apeshit for her clothes. With their abundance of lace and frills, they served my Gothic jailbait sensibilities quite well (don’t judge). Who knows, maybe I’ll find something there that speaks to my (slightly) more grown-up self. This fun little number is looking like a strong contender: