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Lululemon's Ex-CEO Talks About the Sheer Pants Debacle

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Former Lululemon CEO Christine Day spoke up today at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Next Gen conference about why she left the yoga brand. What she said was not exactly flattering to Lululemon founder Chip Wilson. According to Fortune, Day said that Wilson loved disruption and clash. "That wasn't who I was and that wasn't going to work for me," she remarked. And in the end, their visions just didn't match up. "You have to take control of your own life and say, 'This isn't working for me," she said.

For the record, Day said the whole Lululemon sheer pants ordeal hasn't felt like the biggest failure of her career. She said that's part of being able to "manage through bad times as well as good times."
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