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Yasmin Sewell leaves Liberty

Liberty is scrapping the role of chief creative consultant following the departure of Yasmin Sewell, who has been working with the luxury department store for three years.

Her responsibilities will be taken on by Liberty managing director Ed Burstell and Alex Stylianidis, head of buying for womenswear and accessories, along with the in-house team.

Sewell, who was employed by Liberty through her eponymous fashion consultancy, moves out of her existing role immediately but she will continue to work with Liberty on future projects although further details have yet to be revealed.

It is understood that her company works with a number of retail and fashion brands across the UK, Europe and Australasia on a confidential basis.

A Liberty spokeswoman said that the department store was grateful to Sewell for her work, particularly on the stores fashion Renaissance, but that it no longer needed a full time creative chief.

The iconic London department store was sold to private equity firm BlueGem Capital Partners in May. Geoff de La Bourdonnaye, who bought Sewell in to reinvent its women’s ready-to-wear range, left in June as a result of the

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