Mulberry confirms Creative Director Hill to leave

Mulberry designer Hill walks on the catwalk following the presentation of the Mulberry Spring/Summer 2013 collection at London Fashion WeekLONDON (Reuters) – British handbag maker Mulberry said Emma Hill, the creative director behind its hit Alexa and Del Rey bags, is to leave the firm. Responding to press reports of her departure, Mulberry confirmed on Monday that the highly-regarded Hill had asked to leave the fashion firm, and she was in discussions over the timing of her exit. Shares in the group fell on the news and were down 9 percent to 970 pence at 11:37 a.m. British time (1037 GMT). …