Back to School Special: Jonathan Saunders to Debut Target Collection

Fashionistas enraged over yet another delay of the U.S. opening of Topshop can take comfort in the latest news: British wunderkind Jonathan Saunders is joining the likes of Isaac Mizrahi, Libertine and Behnaz Sarafpour by creating a coveted, limited-edition collection for Target.Ranging in price from $14.99–$59.99, The Jonathan Saunders for Target collection includes a variety of fall’s “must-haves” including a cropped vest, reversible wide waist belt, long sweater cardigan, graphic tees and mini shift dresses. The exclusive line will be available online and in-store nationwide starting October 5th 2008 until the end of the month.

Check out pics of the line after the jump.

Known for his sophisticated, contemporary women’s wear, Saunders made a name for himself through his use of unexpected prints and colors to modernize simple silhouettes. His Spring 2009 New York Fashion Week collection won raves from critics who hailed his “super-colorful” fitted tops, floaty skirts and “brilliant” t-shirt style dresses.
“I love textiles, I love color,” he told NY1 last month. “It’s as simple as that.”
Stand-out pieces in his Target collection include a two-tone sleeveless button-down with skinny belt, stretch skinny pants with satin trim, an ombre chiffon skirt, a colorful marble-print long-sleeve button-down and a colorblock dress.

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