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Target surprised just about everyone when, a mere day after the wildly-successful launch of the Phillip Lim x Target collection, they broke news of their next collaboration. It happened during London Fashion Week at the show of their next guest designer, Peter Pilotto, a creative known for his magic-eye-esque prints and cool fabrics.
The collection will feature close to 70 pieces, all womenswear, and will mostly retail for under $60. It's set to launch on February 9, 2014 and previews are undoubtedly months away. Yet one member of private fashion discussion forum The Fashion Spot not only says she's seen the collection, she also has details of what shoppers can expect.
The poster, who claims to know someone who is involve with the collab, said she got a "random peek" at the clothes a week ago. The takeaway:
It looks like it's leaning towards a scuba-inspired collection. His signature print style is everywhere, but the fabrics feel so cheap. I remember seeing bathing suits as well.
There was one sheath style dress that looked promising on the print level (a mixture of graphic stripes and some florals) until i touched it. I don't know if they were trying to emulate a textured neoprene, but no...not for me.
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