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We're so confused about Betsey Johnson, you guys. Aren't you? What is she doing? Although we'll always love her for helping us fulfill our dreams of looking like a punk rock, glitter-infused cupcake at prom, its been a bumpy road for fans of the nutty 70-year-old designer.
First, in April 2012, she was all, I'm bankrupt and going out of business! And we were like, OH NO (but also a little bit oh yes because everything in her stores went on crazy sale, right down to the mannequins). Then, less than six months after her stores liquidated their stock, she was all, I'm making a comeback! She showed a retrospective of her previous designs at Fashion Week last fall and, since then, has started tweeting pictures of her new designs. Turns out, bankruptcy is a good look for her. So we all rallied and decided our confectionary-inspired fashion didn't have to stay lost in the early 2000s forever.More »