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Brand Collaborations

My oh my stores are collaborating like crazy!  Honestly, I haven't heard of many of the high end brand names until they collaborated with these other stores because I'm not much of a high end shopper.

*Prabal Gurung for Target (so cute!)
I went 4 days after it opened so it was pretty picked over, but I didn't get anything.
*Duro Olowu for J.C. Penney this looks adorable too.
           actually J.C. Penney has a lot coming up L'Amour Nanette Lepore & more & more
*Milly for Banana Republic - that dress!!!  (I cannot afford Banana Republic so I don't have to worry about this one.)
*Derek Lam for Kohl's
*Christian Siriano for Payless
*Keds with Madewell
           Taylor Swift
           Kate Spade

Seriously the list goes on and on and on....

I've been loving the Keds trend for over a year now so I'm excited to see all these different styles of Keds.  Considering the knock off ones I have were $6, I'm not quite sure I'll be splurging on the $50 ones, but I will admire them.  (Yes, the bottom of my shoes are peeling away. $6 for a year+?  I'm ok with it.)
If I was splurging I might go for these or these, but I'm not.  (I couldn't even allow myself to really look at all the options or I knew I'd fall in love.  These jumped out at me.)

P.S. Keds even created a clothing line!

I wonder why all the collaborations all the sudden.  I do not know, but I feel like Target started the trend a couple years ago.


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