It's fair to say that the world of Ungaro has been in turmoil for the past year. After the departure of Esteban Cortezar as Creative Director and the ill-fated appointment of Lindsay Lohan as Artistic Director, the fashion house has found itself the centre of the fashion pack's attention for all the wrong reasons. Now rumours are circulating that one of London's best loved designers could be stepping into the fray - Giles Deacon.
According to WWD Deacon was spotted in Paris on Friday having lunch with Asim Abdullah, the owner of Ungaro - and naturally fashionable tongues are wagging. No contract has been signed as yet, but it's being seen by many as a sign that the label is trying to regain a bit of stability - not to a reputaion for beautiful collections rather than troublesome staffing issues. Watch this space...More