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Leandra Medine of The Man Repeller can't stop, won't stop. Between the advertising campaigns, collaborations, a book, and wracking up more page views than anything Kate Upton ever did on the internet (this is untrue, but it could be close), we didn't think there was a smidgeon of time left in her day. But we were wrong. According to WWD, she's announced a new collaboration with PJK (formerly Patterson J. Kincaid) that will be called Man Repeller X PJK...Just Sayin'—an unfortunate name for what sounds like an exciting collection.
The plan of attack for the line seems to be taking two opposites—the young, feminine, and pretty of PJK and the quirky-weird of the man repelling point of view—and smashing it together in hopes of creating something wearable. That means Medine had to rein in her dude-offending sensibility, or as she explains, Jane Siskin, president of parent Jaya Apparel Group, "is very smart and said we just can't put fur pom-poms on everything!" Instead you can expect, "leather jackets you can wear out at night; quirky graphic Ts, and feminine, girly dresses that go under a big army vest."
While PJK generally sticks between the $98 to $198 price point, MR x PJK's silk, chiffon, and cotton dresses, skirts, tops and knits will retail for $88 to $598. Keep an eye out for it on pjk.com, the Coterie, and popping up at undisclosed retailers along with Leandra herself, who will host the sales.
· The Man Repeller, PJK Team Up for Sportswear [WWD]
· All Leandra Medine Coverage [Racked]