Isaac Mizrahi For Liz Claiborne – Fact; Jonathan Saunders for Target – Rumor

Jonathan Saunders

Jonathan Saunders

DALLAS, Jan 17, 2008 / FW/ — With New York Fashion Week just around the corner, facts and rumors abound about fashion designers, the latest being Isaac Mizhari has signed on with Liz Claiborne and Jonathan Saunders is in talks with Target

Fact: Isaac Mizrahi has taken the helm of the womenswear division of Liz Claiborne. The famed designer who recently has collaborated with Target to create high fashion items at affordable prices will begin guiding Liz Claiborne womenswear directions at the end of 2008. Mizrahi will be working alongside John Bartlett who is in charge of menswear.

Rumor: Jonathan Saunders is the new designer for Target’s Go International, a high-fashion initiative by the hip discounter wherein high profile designers sign a one-time collection. Familiar names like Patrick Robinson, Luella Bartley, and Proenza Schouler have graced Target’s Go International growing list of designers.

Updated Sep 2008 – This rumor is now a fact! Jonathan Saunders is the next GO International designer. Also, added photo of Jonathan Saunders this time.