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The Ungaro Palaver

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Estrella Archs, the designer who partnered with Lindsay Lohan to wreck the house of Ungaro, has left the company. The reason she gave for her departure? "Irreconcilable differences related to the creative direction of the brand," says WWD. Rumormongers say that Giles Deacon is in talks to take the reins at the beleaguered fashion label, which has seen the departure of more than a handful of creative directors and head designers in just as many years. [WWD]