News has just broken that Jonathan Saunders is leaving Diane von Furstenberg.

The Chief Creative Officer joined the company in May 2016 and has been responsible for all elements of the brand including design and creating a new brand identity.

According to Business of Fashion, Saunders said in a statement, "I am grateful for Diane's support and for the opportunity of guiding this iconic brand. I am so proud of everything we have accomplished in the past 18 months. I thank the incredible team for their dedication and support, and will continue to be a friend and admirer of the brand."

Diane told the site, "I am so thankful for Jonathan's beautiful work and the effort and dedication he has put into DVF in the last 18 months. He will leave an important and lasting heritage to the brand."

The last collection Saunders designed for the brand is Pre-Fall '18 which was released last month. It is not yet clear what he plans to do next. In the meantime, discover Versace's star-studded Spring 2018 campaign.