Target and Neiman Marcus have announced a revolutionary partnership that will bring together 24 of America’s most talented designers to create a limited-edition holiday collection. Joining forces with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) these two visionaries in the retail industry will tap into a powerhouse of design talent.
By partnering together, the retailers are harnessing the power of both their beloved brands to offer shoppers a truly unforgettable holiday collection. To celebrate the unprecedented partnership, Target and Neiman Marcus are donating a total of $1 million to the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). The donation underscores the retailers’ long-standing commitment to fostering design talent and recognizes the 24 designers, all of whom are members of the CFDA.
The Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection includes an eclectic and diverse mix of more than 50 limited-edition gifting products. The collection ranges from $7.99 to $499.99, with most items less than $60. Expect to see everything from men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories to sporting goods, home decor, pet accessories and electronics accessories. The collaboration will be sold both in stores and online at target.com and on neimanmarcus.com starting on December 1st.
“Target and Neiman Marcus are known for charting new terrain, and by joining forces for the holiday season, we’ve set the stage for a redefining moment in retail,” said Gregg Steinhafel, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Target. “This collaboration is unlike anything Target has done before, and we are confident our guests will be thrilled with this extraordinary collection that features some of America’s most preeminent designers.”
“Neiman Marcus and Target share a passion for great design and delighting customers in new and unexpected ways,” said Karen Katz, president and chief executive officer, The Neiman Marcus Group. “We are thrilled to be collaborating to offer a spectacular and special collection of one-of-a-kind items for the holidays. These will be the “must-have” gifts, whether you are a loyal Neiman Marcus customer, a devoted Target guest or a fan of American design.”
Here is the list of the participating designers:
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, Tracy Reese, Carolina Herrera, Derek Lam, Diane von Furstenberg, Jason Wu, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta and Tory Burch.
More details about the products created by each designer for this limited-edition engagement which will launch on Dec 1, 2012 just in time for your holiday shopping are available now. Until then watch what eight fashion editors had to say after a sneak peek at the collections from all 24 CFDA Designers: