And My Soul Cries Yes!!! The Official Lookbook Of #AltuzarraForTarget

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I think Target really understands how to merge high fashion appeal with mass market prices. In the past, I have waxed on and on about their beautiful creations that make me unapologetically salivate (see: Prabal, Phillip, Peter). So it’s no surprise that the Altuzarra collaboration continues to perpetuate my praise.

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First Look: Peter Pilotto For Target

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And no it isn’t the above, which is from the London brand’s Fall 2013 collection. Get the scoop on the Target line after the jump. Continue reading

Confirmed!!! Peter Pilotto To Create Target Collection!!!

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A mere 24 hours after the unleashing of their high end meets real world collection that is Phillip Lim for Target, Target officially announced via Instagram their next haute couture-inspired collection with…Peter Pilotto!!! Shut my mouth, and call me Sally!!! Should be illegal for me to be this excited. Continue reading

Target Launches Bridal Gown Collection

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Wedding season has reared its ugly head is upon us, and brides are finishing those last minute touches before they stroll down the aisle on their big day.

While many a bride dreams of looking like a life size cupcake finding the perfect dress to say their “I Do’s,” reality snaps these garter wearers back to life when the price tag exposes several numerical places, frequently including a comma.

But alas, Target has premiered the Tevolio bridal collection, an all in one haven for the “no-fuss (and affordable) approach to their big day.”

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The amassment includes 4 bridal gowns and 10 bridesmaid dresses from sizes 2 to 28. And for your flower girl, Target has even supplied 2 dresses for the little lady in mind.

Target provides their customers with an extensive fabric glossary with every available color and texture available.

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Stumped on jewelry choices? Target has you covered as well. Purchase your jewelry, shoes, “foundation undergarments,” stationary and even setup your registry, all right at the click of a button.

Prices start at $24.99 with a peak of $129.99.

Take a look at the entire Tevolio collection and place your orders at Target.com.

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Be Extraordinary- Alyssa Peacock

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Phillip Lim To Create Collection With Target

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If one good thing came out of the recession, it’s the burgeoning number of high end designers coproducing with mass market retailers with Target as one of the reigning Kings of these unions.

Phillip Lim is the latest to join in matrimony with the Bullseye brand. “3.1 Phillip Lim for Target” will consist of over 100 products for Fall 2013 featuring men’s and women’s footwear, apparel and accessories.

“One of the reasons I wanted to collaborate with Target is because I felt that together we could create a collection that would inspire — one that is cool and chic, but still very accessible,”

said Lim on choosing to blend his eye for fashion with the real world prices of Target.

And with prices between $20 and $300, I am sure these affordable luxuries will fly off of the shelves as fast another designer of a “P” name.

3.1 Phillip Lim for Target will be purchase ready Sept. 15. Keep your eyes right here for more.

Be Extraordinary- Alyssa Peacock

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First Look: Kate Young For Target

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High off of the success of the Prabal Gurung For Target collaboration, Target is revving their engines in preparation for the Kate Young For Target release.

Much like the stylist‘s own personal style, the collection is all about conservative sexiness, with pieces that veer on the side of vintage femininity with a modern day rebellious flair.

A preference for A-line? Be pretty in pink with a belted ensemble or take a black pleated skirt with tulle overlay for a spin.

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Looking for a transformable semi-formal to black tie look?  Lots of wears for those of you gearing up for wedding season. Stand out in 80’s prom dress-esque designs and “Pretty Woman” looks that can be a fun change from the usual.

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Round collared, school girl dresses are daring with its ultra conservative approach. Note: Pair with edgy accessories to take some of the “safe” away and give you an unexpected element of coolness.

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I am here for these sheer tops with sateen cuffed shorts. Yes ma’am. Way to take things in a different direction from the dainty but dignified looks above. And is this tuxedo vest jumpsuit not everything and more? Let the church say Amen.

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Check out the accessories, especially the Walter Steiger inspired, perforated footwear:

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Place an X on those calendars for April 14, available in stores and at Target.com.

Which looks tickle your fancies?

Be Extraordinary- Alyssa Peacock

First Look: Prabal Gurung For Target

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It speaks volumes about a designer when they are able to translate their eye for high design into mass market creations. Where chiffon, lace, & silk were at their disposal, they are forced to utilize lesser quality fabrics for execution. While some fail to attend, others rise to the occasion. Prabal Gurung stepped up and served.

Just in time for my 25th birthday (February 2nd, Aquarian Season!!!) and Valentine’s Day, this entire series has me saying to hell with taking a financial break, Mama needs some stuff!!!

“It was an exciting challenge to interpret my aesthetic into a mass-produced product, but the collection is true to my signature style,”

Said the designer of the collection available at Target February 10th. The inspiration is a “girl’s journey through the different stages of love” as expressed in the Meet The Parents & First Date prints.

Even the damn inspiration has forged an impossible smile of giddiness across this writer’s face. Think my friend, The Cheshire Cat.

Gurung has successful created a line that resonates with his gift for juxtaposing femininity with edginess as the pieces emanate with bold floral prints, flirty silhouettes, full skirts, fun shorts, mesh paneling details, and sexy yet sporty heels for days.

 “I like my collections to have femininity, with just a little bit of bite.” 

The pieces that I must snatch up include this First Date Printed Sweatshirt ($29.99) and Wedge Sandals ($29.99).

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Also in view are the First Date Sleeveless Blouse ($26,99)  and Floral Crush print dress with full skirt ($49.99).

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Top of the list are most definitely The Pintuck Dress ($49.99) and the Ankle-Strap Pumps ($39.99).

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These offers are too good to pass up.  The price range is from $19.99 – $199.99 and will be available until March 23rd or while supplies last. Visit your local Target stores or online!!!

What will you be snatching up from the Prabal Gurung for Target collaboration? Catch his exclusive interview with The Cut and see the entire collection below.

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Be Extraordinary- Alyssa Peacock

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Photos Courtesy of Elle

Let The Countdown Begin!!! Neiman Marcus x Target

4 days and counting until the biggest retail collaboration this year.

Neiman Marcus and Target have combined forces to present their Holiday Collection this Saturday (12/1) !!!

All designs will be available for purchase in both stores, and feature creations from 24 of CFDA finalists including [my aunt] Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, Marc Jacobs, Jason Wu, Oscar de la Renta, Tory Burch, Marchesa, & a host of others. I am probably most excited to see the offerings from Judith Leiber and Alice & Olivia.

Items will also be available online at target.com and neimanmarcus.com.

God willing, I’ll be on line Friday night!!!

Be Extraordinary- Alyssa Peacock