Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Duro Olowu x JCP Landed! And It's the Key To Spring Print Mixing

Image via JCPenney
Image via JCPenney

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Duro Olowu's collaboration has finally arrived at JCPenney. The Nigerian-born, London-based designer is internationally regarded for his fearless use of prints, and this collection brings all the bright plaids, checks, geometric patterns, animal and tribal prints, florals, and paisleys. But no need to be scared of all that color and shapes. The designer said of his collection, "It's one thing to mix patterns, but you sort of have to have a flair for it so that it's harmonious. It's all trial and error except that we've done the work."

Dresses are generally $40 to $60, tops are $25 to $40, and jewelry is $10 to $25. Bags are $30 to $50, the two pairs of shoes are $50, and you can get umbrellas, belts, luggage, and notebooks for $10 to $90. Bonus score: some of the prints for accessories and bags were commissioned from Olowu's old friend Iris Apfel. See the entire collection here and fulfill all your print-mixing needs here.
· Duro Olowu's Prints Spruce Up JC Penney for Spring [Racked]
· Your Guide to Successfully Plundering Spring's 7 Best Collabs [Racked]