Yeah, yeah, yeah, we just celebrated 4th of July, so it's a little early to think about holiday shopping, right? Well, think about it, because today WWD reported that Neiman Marcus and Target have rallied a group of spectacular guest designers for an ambitious holiday collection. From WWD:
Neiman’s, the luxury chain, and Target, the trendy discounter, are getting together for Christmas in an unprecedented partnership whereby they jointly corralled 24 CFDA designers to create items for a limited-edition holiday collection, WWD has learned. The Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection will be sold beginning Dec. 1 at all 1,763 Target stores and the 42 Neiman Marcus stores, as well as online at target.com and neimanmarcus.com.
The collection ranges from $7.99 to $499.99, with most items less than $60. Designers who created pieces for the collection include Carolina Herrera, Derek Lam, Diane von Furstenberg, Jason Wu, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta and Tory Burch.
According to top executives from both stores, the collection will include more than 50 limited-edition gifts in men’s, women’s, children’s apparel and accessories, as well as other categories that some of the designers are getting into for the first time, such as sporting goods, home decor, pet accessories and accessories for electronics.
Each designer created one to three items...Alice + Olivia, Altuzarra, Band of Outsiders, Brian Atwood, Eddie Borgo, Judith Leiber, Lela Rose, Marchesa, Philip Crangi, Prabal Gurung, Proenza Schouler, Rag & Bone, Robert Rodriguez, Rodarte, Skaist-Taylor, Thom Browne and Tracy Reese are also among the labels participating.