C'est tragique! The stationer to tastemakers, socialites, celebrities, and British nobility has apparently fallen prey to the recession. Mrs. John L. Strong has officially announced that the doors are closing. This has the abysmal air of fate about it - the line was founded in 1929 by Flora strong, and managed to thrive during the Great Depression. The official press release only came out today, but the online catalogue has already been dismantled; alas, there isn't even a silver-lining sale. All we can do is mourn.
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