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Is the Cult of Jenna Lyons Eclipsing J.Crew?

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J.Crew design guru Jenna Lyons ended up in some memorable photo ops this fall, from meeting an ecstatic Princess Kate to wearing fur and feathers to Solange's wedding. But is Lyons's celeb status getting in the way of her work at J.Crew? Page Six floats the rumor that the designer is being asked to cut it out with the self-promotion and get back to work, in light of J.Crew's disastrous sales performance this year. "J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler is tired of Jenna Lyons being out on the circuit and not paying attention to business," Page Six's source said.

Drexler didn't comment on the story and a J.Crew spokeswoman told Page Six: "This is completely inaccurate and couldn't be farther from reality."
· J.Crew's Jenna Lyons told to 'cut back on self-promotion' [Page Six]
· J.Crew's Suffering Women's Business Is Costing It Millions [Racked]
· Kate Middleton Freaking Ecstatic to Meet J.Crew's Jenna Lyons [Racked]