Don’t let sparkles be just for New Year’s Eve. Bat your eyes all year long with Sonia Kashuk for Target’s “Pretty In Pink” eye palette. The powders are metallic, but not glittery, in pinkish hues that scream “pretty,” not “drag queen.” (Not that there’s anything wrong with drag queens! It’s just not an office look for most of us.) The best part of this palette is Sonia Kashuk will donate 15 percent of each product purchased to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Charitable giving? That’s truly beautiful.
Jason Wu is the guy responsible for designing Michelle Obama’s inaugural dress. He’s also the latest designer to score a diffusion line with Target. And while it won’t launch for another five months (mark February 5, 2012 in your iCals now), we’ve got a sneak peak. Will it be as big as the Missoni line? Let’s just say there are cats wearing bowties involved. Cats. Wearing. Bowties. [Youtube]
The First Lady was spotted on a bit of a shopping spree at Target this week. I honestly did not realize she could just waltz into Tar-jay like any ol’ bargain-seeker; does the Secret Service have to do a sweep of the store first? Also, I wonder if she’s got any Missoni in those bags… [Buzzfeed]
Man, I love it when Ellen DeGeneres
plays prank Cyrano de Bergerac and has celebrities do something outrageous to unsuspecting bystanders while she counsels them on what to say via earpiece. In this clip, David Beckham
heads to Target undercover to peddle his new cologne. She has him spray it on his leg so a woman can smell it and then has him yell “Howdy partner!” as loud as possible. But the best part is how he keeps slightly misunderstanding her. “If you stink, come and buy cologne” is a great jingle, though. [Huffington Post
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Thinking about buying something from Missoni’s extensive line for Target? Good luck with that. Thanks to the high volume of users trying to get their grubby mitts on the collection, Target’s site is currently offline. If you go to the site right now, you’ll receive a message that “We are hard at work making the site better. Sorry for inconvenience – we’ll be back up and running shortly.” We’re not particularly surprised, given the fervor with which the Missoni line has been received. Earlier this month, a Missoni for Target pop-up shop in New York City was cleaned out in a matter of hours and forced to close early. Oh, and that sound you hear? That’s Amelia, weeping because, ahem, “I just want that damn throw blanket!” Keep reading »
Well, almost: Designer Missoni’s diffusion line for Target is just around the bend, and the first shots of the collection have begun eeking out. Here we have pieces from both the apparel and travel collections on display in Missoni’s signature colorful patterns. The collection will include around 400 items, including men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, luggage and housewares–with most items allegedly costing less than $40. Missoni’s line will only be available from September 13 to October 22, so start saving now! Keep reading »
Take a good look at this shoe. It is reminiscent of a number of different designer heels currently being featured in magazines and sold at expensive retailers like Bloomingdale’s and Shopbop. Amazingly, however, these stacked heeled sandals — which would look so cute with everything from skinny jeans to a floaty sundress — are from Target’s Mossimo brand and cost less than a hardcover book, a sushi dinner, and a date night at the movies. They are so cute and affordable that not buying them would be kind of silly. And you’re not silly are you? No. No you’re not. We’re not either. We’ll take one in each color.
Target‘s latest collaboration is out. The tomboyish denim line William Rast created men’s and women’s looks for the retailer, and to be honest? Yawn. Except we can’t help checking it out simply because Justin Timberlake helped launch William Rast, and since that man has a knack for making anything sexy …
On the other hand, the looks seem classic and basic, which is something you can always use, right? What do you think of the vibe? [Independent] Keep reading »