Jenna Lyons Exits J.Crew

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J. Crew's longtime design chief Jenna Lyons is s parting ways with the company after 26 years ‘Business of Fashion’ reported.

"It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Jenna as my trusted partner for the past 14 years," CEO Mickey Drexler said in a statement. "She has made many significant contributions to J.Crew and has built an incredibly talented team."

"It has been beyond my wildest dreams to work with such an amazing team of people at such an incredible brand and alongside Mickey — one of retail's most talented visionaries," Lyons said in a statement. "I am excited about the next chapter for J.Crew as well as the opportunity for other creative leaders within the organization to step up and take on new responsibilities.”

Lyons will remain as creative adviser through the end of the year, relinquishing her positions as president and executive creative director.

-Devashree Goenka