Marios Schwab also exits Halston
Following the revelation that Sarah Jessica Parker has split from Halston, comes the news that Marios Schwab has also exited the label.
WWD is reportedly that the British designer's contract will not be renewed, and a spring 2012 collection will not be produced. Along with SJP and Schwab, it has also been confirmed that Harvey Weinstein, who has an equity stake in Halston, has left the label as well. However it is understood that his departure will creative minimal operational impact, as Weinstein's role was "essentially a figurehead with little or no operational responsibility."
Following these latest developments, it is understood that the label will now focus on its secondary Halston Heritage line, of which SJP was given the former role of chief creative director.