According to the New York Post, Takhar, who joined the company in 2007 from Jimmy Choo, was let go due to creative differences—not with SJP, who became Halston's chief creative director this past January, but with other higher-ups within the legendary house, as well as its board of directors.
"Sarah Jessica is a huge supporter of Bonnie's, but it was time to change direction. It was the rest of the board that made the decision. No one was more steadfast to Bonnie than Sarah Jessica," said Harvey Weinstein in a statement (yes, that Harvey Weinstein, formerly of Miramax, head of the Weinstein Company, and also husband of Marchesa's head designer, Georgina Chapman).
Fashion's a dramatic business.