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Thakoon for Target Images

Thakoon For Target by theshopportunist

Images for the Thakoon for Target collection have become available. The collection, full of color and watercolor prints and even some swimwear, hits stores Christmas Day. See more here.


Christian Siriano for Payless

christian-siriano-stockpicProject Runway winner Christian Siriano will design his own line of shoes and hangbags for Payless,Christian Siriano for Payless. The deal he made is for multiple seasons, the first of which will be unveiled at his runway show at New York Fashion Week next February and then exclusively available in Payless stores and in fall ‘09 with . Price points expected to be in the $25 – $45 range. Can’t wait!

Matthew Williamson for H&M


H&M’s tradition of bringing in guest designers including Stella McCartney and Karl Lagerfeld has only benefitted the Swedish company.  This spring, they will continue to bring chic yet affordable clothing when they bring in Matthew Williamson, creative director for Emilio Pucci, to create his own collection. 
Williamson has been known since 1997 for combining Bohemian chic with bright colors and dreamy prints.  
The British designer has gained fans like Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson and Keira Knightley The company will launch a women’s collection by Williamson in select H&M stores beginning April 2009 and a summer collection for men and women released worldwide mid-May.

McQ Alexander McQueen for Target

Images of Alexander McQueen’s collection for Target, McQ Alexander McQueen for Target, have become available. All pieces within the collection will be under $129.99. According to McQueen himself, ‘the focus of this collection will be younger and more renegade, but always signature McQueen.’

The collection, which has a rock n’ roll/punk vibe, has a muted color palette of black, white, gray and tan with accents of cobalt blue and bright pink. Studs and mesh give items an edge. There are studded jeans, shorts and denim jackets with asymmetrical closures, short tuxedo jackets and matching shorts, dresses in a blue and white painterly fabric, a one-shoulder dress in a gray-and-black zigzag pattern with a thick black belt, and even prom dresses. 

McQueen’s collection for Target’s new Designer Collaborations initiative will launch in March. It is part of an ongoing program aimed at bringing a series of established designers to the masses at low prices. Each collection will be in about 250 stores for a limited time. The entire line will also be available at

Hayden-Harnett For Target Collection




Images of the Hayden-Harnett For Target collection have been released. The line of clutches, handbags, totes and umbrellas will debut at Target stores on December 28th. The bags range in price from $19.99 to $44.99 and some of them will be exclusives. 



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More Photos of Charlotte Ronson for JC Penny


Here are some new shots of Charlotte Ronson’s I Heart Ronson collection for JC Penney from Nylon. As we mentioned before, prices will start at $15 for tops and dresses and jackets will max out at $65. The collection will debut in stores and online in February and will contain lots of ruffly little skirts and playful knits.

Kate Moss’s New Christmas Collection

Kate Moss’s new Christmas collection launches on on today. From sequinned tops to cute cocktail dresses to sweeping floor length gowns, you’re sure to find something to wear this holiday party season.