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Net-a-Porter is exclusively launching a 16-piece luxury collection called Capitol Couture by Trish Summerville (the film series' costume designer). Holli Rogers, Net-a-Porter's Fashion Director, explained the deal with Lionsgate, saying, "Our customers take their style cues from myriad sources, from the latest runway shows and street trends to TV and film. Fashion plays an important role in The Hunger Games series and is especially prevalent in Catching Fire, and fans of the franchise will see the film reference in the collection."
The last fashion-related press release we received regarding the film informed us that Katniss Everdeen's boots were Frye boots over a year ago, so we were definitely skeptical when we saw the news. But if we were worried that the line will be a kitschy costume collection, Rogers assures, "This is also brilliant fashion in its own right, and we're delighted to provide our customers with the chance to purchase limited-edition pieces designed by one of the most original costume designers in the industry today." Look for it "in time for the November 22" release date of Catching Fire.
· Lionsgate to Launch 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Clothing Line [THR]
· The Hunger Games' Fashion Site Debuts Effie Trinket's Portrait [Racked]
· Katniss Everdeen Wears Frye Boots, And So Can You [Racked]