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Charges: Psychic Cons $200K From Lacoste Heir

She allegedly told the victim 'evil spirits' would get her

(Newser) - A professional psychic is accused of conning more than $200,000 out of a wealthy University of Colorado student, the Longmont Times-Call reports. Victoria Lacoste—of the Lacoste clothing family—started getting tarot card readings and spiritual advice from 32-year-old Becky Ann Lee, owner of Psychic Chakra Spa in Boulder,... More »

Lacoste to Norway: Don't Let Breivik Wear Our Clothes

Situation a 'nightmare' for label

(Newser) - Abercrombie's woes have officially been relegated to second place. In first, the headache Lacoste is dealing with. It seems Norway shooter Anders Behring Breivik really likes the French fashion label, so much so that he insists on wearing a red Lacoste sweater whenever he leaves prison ... and he... More »

To Push Brand, Lacoste Sponsors ... Normal People

Nothing says 'premium brand' like Lacoste-clad waiters, right?

(Newser) - Some fashion companies sponsor celebrities. Others beg celebrities to stop wearing their clothing. Lacoste, of the famed crocodile logo, has taken a third tack: It's dressing normal people in its clothes. Waiters, busboys, and valets, specifically. Given, the brand has chosen to outfit the employees of some pretty posh... More »

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