Jonathan Saunders To Close Label

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Jonathan Saunders has confirmed that he is to step down as creative director at his eponymous label, citing “personal reasons” for the decision. As a result, the brand will close.

The designer and his business partner Eiesha Bharti Pasricha made the announcement this morning.

“It is not a decision that I take lightly and I am eternally grateful to my team for all their hard work and dedication,” said Saunders in a statement. “Eiesha has not only been a fantastic partner over the last year but an incredible support and we remain close. I am very thankful for all of the friends that I have across the industry, and I look forward to working with everyone again soon on future creative projects.”

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“I have thoroughly enjoyed supporting one of the most talented British designers of our times,” Bharti Pasricha added. “Our decision to part ways was not easy and I wish Jonathan every success for the future.”

The designer will still be honoring orders from his spring/summer 2016 collection.