Canadians have had their fair share of bad news this year, and unfortunately there's more with the announcement that Le Chateau is closing.
Canadians have some mixed feelings about the store's departure with many saying it's the end of an era.
Some customers will really miss the famous Canadian chain for the nostalgia it brings with one saying her teenage years were filled with memories of rocking velvet and lace and another sharing a pic of his prom suit from the store.
End of an era. My teenage years were spent wearing so much crushed velvet and lace from Le Chateau. https://t.co/VOOFguXooi— ArielTroster (@ArielTroster)1603459395.0
One Twitter user points to the growing number of stores across Canada that have also struggled to keep their doors open this year.
Breaking: Le Chateau closing all Canadian stores Another retail casualty 😳— Ian Prittie 🌷financial bubble MC (@Ian Prittie 🌷financial bubble MC)1603458641.0
There are mixed reactions though. One former employee reminisced on the five years she spent with the company including experiences like finding dead rats in a clothing shipment and dealing with customers fetishes.
We once found several dead rats in one of our new clothing shipments. Swaddled that crate in plastic like a biohaza… https://t.co/bJI8byYn2m— Melissa Martin (@Melissa Martin)1603461514.0
Others said they aren't surprised by the news and that the brand was too expenesive.
Le Chateau hasn’t been doing well in like 10 years 😂😂and things were expensive for no reason let’s be real https://t.co/ApOGZFPTce— hymc ✨ (@hymc ✨)1603458121.0
Another Twitter user isn't sad to see the clothing brand go away hinting that they don't cater to everyone's body types. Still, she sees it as an end of an era.
The end of an era. (I have been too fat to fit in le chateau dresses since I was about 12, so they can fuck off, IM… https://t.co/qCbsz2EJqX— Stephanie Doig (@Stephanie Doig)1603459242.0