Gap dismisses Patrick Robinson as Gap's star design chief.
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Gap dismisses Patrick Robinson as Gap's star design chief.

Gap : France | May 06, 2011 at 8:43 PM PDT
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Patrick Robinson dismissed as the star design chief of GAP.

A little bit of history:

1. Robinson had designed for Paco Rabanne.

2. He had designed also for Perry Ellis, Giorgio Armani and Anne Klein.

3. He had been nominated for a Council of Fashion Designers of America award.

4. Virginia Smith, wife, is a Vogue editor.

5. He was dispensing styling advices on the pages of Glamour and Teen Vogue.

6. He's popular items are the fitted cargo pants, reinvented jeans and military-inspired clothing.

What seemed to be the problem for his dismissal?

- He had a diffuculty figuring out what Gap should be selling.

No successor has been named yet.

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