Between losing Peter Som and its couture business, the house of Bill Blass endured major drama last year — but there's a light at the end of the tunnel. The latest news indicates that Alexander Wang, our favorite designer in '08, has dropped his namesake line to be the new creative director at Bill Blass. Sources revealed Som — pictured left with Wang — was in uproar when he heard the news describing Wang as, "A backstabbing friend who would do anything for the right amount of money." Yikes!
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APRIL FOOLS! Don't fret Wang lovers, the latest news is that Peacock International Holdings, the new owner of Bill Blass, has chosen Richard Chai to be its new creative director. Both sides are staying mum on a confirmation but Bill Blass is said to make a official announcement in the next month or so.