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    Bill Blass Files for BankruptcyRumor has it that NexCen is selling the office furniture from the showroom.
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    Bill Blass Couture Shall Live On!The label’s new owner, Peacock Holdings, plans to revive the line within a year.
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    NexCen Sells Bill Blass for $10 MillionBut don’t expect it to return to its former runway glory anytime soon.
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    NexCen Lays Off Entire Bill Blass Couture Staff With No SeveranceJust in time for the holidays. Bah, humbug.
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    Bill Blass Finally ClosesThe economy has brought the label’s last, tumultuous six months to a sad end.
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    Bill Blass Is Pretty Much DoomedBill Blass New York is liquidating, and retailers aren’t buying Som’s spring 2009 line.
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    Peter Som Finally Leaves Bill BlassNexCen was unable to financially support the line the way Som envisioned because they bought a cookie company.
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    Bidding for NexCen’s Bill Blass BeginsBut will they save Peter Som’s ready-to-wear Bill Blass line?
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    Bill Blass Ready-to-Wear in Danger of DemiseThe line designed by Peter Som loses over $1 million a year.
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    Peter Som Stays On at Bill Blass, Even Though It Can’t Afford HimThe label can’t afford to produce the collection Som envisions. It also can’t afford to pay Som’s salary.
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    Peter Som Might Be Out at Bill Blass (UPDATED)Rumor has it he’s done with Blass, but Nexcen wants to keep his name attached so they can sell the label.