Review: Kate Young for TargetPosted: April 12, 2013
Target’s newest designer collaboration is with Kate Young, a Brooklyn-based, sought-after stylist for the stars. She has actually styled for Target in the past, which is what makes this collaboration particularly interesting.
I missed out on the first designer collaboration with Missoni, which I am bitterly reminded of every time I see a woman carrying a Missoni for Target tote at the airport. (This happens all the time, ugh). Since then, I’ve shopped the three latest Target designer collaborations (Jason Wu, Neiman Marcus, and Prabal Gurung). I love that these partnerships let non-super-rich-people shop designer looks at affordable prices.
Target Style’s Facebook page has a preview of all the looks in the Kate Young collection. Overall, I’m not loving the collection as much as the Jason Wu or Prabal Gurung ones, but there are a few pieces that really stand out. Below are my favorite pieces that I think represent Kate’s fun, tasteful aesthetic and are the most versatile, long-wearing looks.
This Betty Draper-esque, mod mini dress is perfect for a cheery spring day. (It’s also perfect for a gloomy spring day, a.k.a. April in Chicago, to cheer yourself up!) I’d dress it up with black heels to wear to work or make it more casual with wedges for a weekend look.
This LBD is perfect for work or a dinner meeting, since it’s not too short or low cut. I could definitely see this in my closet for years to come, as the simple, tasteful look won’t go out of style.
I love this sleek, classy jumpsuit for date night or grabbing drinks with friends. A perfect way to experiment with the menswear trend, it’s structured, polished, and elegant without being too stuffy. I’d pair with loose waves and a pop of red lipstick to keep the look young and fresh.
Finally, these pumps with a cool, jagged cutout are rocker-chic and ladylike at the same time. Wear these to work, a night out, to the grocery store… Whatever, get it girl! I like that the details are interesting enough to catch attention without being over-the-top and inappropriate for more formal occasions.
Those are my top picks from Kate Young for Target. What are your favorites? Share in the comments!