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It has been widely reported that the young and uberly-talented Peter Som has resigned as creative director and womenswear designer at Bill Blass. 

Som, who was a Bill Blass protégé before being tasked with reviving the iconic label, has only been with Bill Blass a year.  

The house’s parent company, NexCen Brands Inc, has been looking to counterbalance some of their own financial woes by trying to sell Bill Blass. NexCen’s financial problems pushed them to pull-out of NYC’s September Fashion Week, which was supposedly the last straw for Som.