Wednesday, October 5, 2011

First Look: Albertus Swanepoel for Target

A new day, a new Target collaboration! Coming this October: 14 hats in collaboration with legendary South African milliner, Albertus Swanepoel, who has worked with everyone from Diane von Furstenberg, to Proenza Schouler, to J.Crew, and Suno NY [see his portfolio here], and who also won a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2008. According to Target:
The Albertus Swanepoel for Target collection includes 14 colorful and stylish hats for women that feature a blend of vintage appeal mixed with unexpected details such as feathers and ribbon. The pieces are each priced at $19.99 and will be available Oct. 30 through Dec. 22, 2011 at all Target stores and The collection includes fedoras, cloches and floppies in solid felt, printed felt and faux fur.
Pretty exciting news, no? See all fourteen exquisitely handmade pieces here

Eager to own any of them in particular? A certain 'Coming to America' one is begging for space in our closets...

[Mr. Swanepoel and Coco Rocha, courtesy of New York Social Diary]

Shop Albert Swanepoel's full-priced range for Barneys here, keep an eye out for his debut on Net-a-Porter here, and watch him work here!

For more information:

- SLiq


Kimberly Michelle said...

Super cute! Especially since I'm a hat fanatic! =]

Thanks for sharing!

xoliquoricexo said...

@ Kimberly Michelle - Pleasure :-) Looking forward to owning one or two!