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Uniqlo's Newest Designer Is the Former French Vogue EIC

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Uniqlo's next designer collaboration isn't actually with a designer. The retailer has partnered up with former Vogue Paris EIC and current editor and founder of CR Fashion Book, Carine Roitfeld, for a 40-piece collection debuting at the end of October. According to the press release, the collaboration will be an extension of Uniqlo's LifeWear line, a section that the retailer has devoted to everyday basics. The LifeWear line is full of neutral pieces that rarely top $50, so this collaboration will probably follow along those lines.

"I feel joy at creating new modes of expression," Roitfeld said in a statement. "I am constantly asking myself what these are, and creating new clothing within the Uniqlo LifeWear concept is a great challenge. I started from the idea of clothes that I would want to wear myself and developed this into clothes that anyone would want to wear, a woman's ideal of clothes that make her feel transformed when she wears them."