Back in 2003, Target made designer fashions available to the masses by collaborating with high-end designerIsaac Mizrahi.
Ever since, other mass merchandise retailers have followed suit and made these “high/low” fashions coveted by all fashionistas. Keep an eye out for these 2014 fall fashion collaborations—you’ll want to snatch them up yourself before they show up on E-Bay!
Public School for J. Crew
In stores now!
You may not have heard of Manhattan-based label Public School, but ever since winning the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Menswear Designer of the Year, the brand has been hotter than ever. Designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne debuted their first women’s collection in 2014 and have now introduced a nine-piece women’s collection exclusively for J. Crew. The logo sweatshirt and contrast chambray shirts are our current favorites.
Olivia Palermo for Aquazzura
New York socialite and fashion icon Olivia Palermo will collaborate with her friend and Aquazzura designer Edgardo Osorio on a capsule shoe collection. Standouts will include over-the-knee suede boots, metallic-leather sandals, and a suede and snakeskin pump. Although prices aren’t cheap at $600 to $1,625, this exclusive line is already getting lots of hype. The shoes will only be sold at 12 stores, but you can also find them online at Net-A-Porter.
Yasmin Sewell for Barneys
London-based Yasmin Sewell is a popular fashion consultant known for her personal style. Barneys New York recently approached London’s “It Girl” to collaborate on an 18-piece collection. Garments include gorgeous outerwear, dresses, knitwear and separates priced from $295 to $1,495.
Joseph Altuzarra for Target
Launching September 14
This past June, Joseph Altuzarra won the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award, and soon even more people will recognize his name. Known for his fabulous trenchcoats, the designer has already hinted at a Target version that is sure to be a collection favorite. Expect around 50 pieces in the line, including fitted blazers and stiletto boots, priced between $18 and $90.
Image courtesy of Target.
Alexander Wang for H&M
Launching November 6
Expect lines for this one! One of fashion’s hottest contemporary designers and the creative director for Balenciaga, Alexander Wang is sure to bring his signature edgy style to H&M this fall. Expect leather-adorned tees, funky sweatshirts and chic handbags, all at H&M’s reasonable prices.