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It's Official: Estrella Archs is Leaving Ungaro

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It's Official: Estrella Archs is Leaving Ungaro

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Adding another development to the current brand pickle at Ungaro, creative director Estrella Archs, hired in 2009 alongside Lindsay Lohan, is now officially out.

Through a spokesperson, Arches issued the following statement:

"Estrella Archs announces that she has left her job as chief designer of Emanuel Ungaro due to irreconcilable differences related to the creative direction of the brand."

The unhappy marriage between the designer, the starlet and the fashion house is the fifth to come to an end in as many years at Ungaro (in addition to recently losing its CEO, Mounir Moufarridge), with designers including Giambattista Valli and Esteban Cortazar having also left the house. Archs will return to her independent line she founded in 2007. Of course, this news is only fueling rumors that Ungaro is on the hunt for new talent, with Giles Deacon leading the names of those being considered.

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