19 November 2009

Second rounds of Stella and +J!

Stella

There’s only one down side to an uber-fabulous designer creating a line for the high street, and that’s that the shelves usually empty quicker than you can say Jimmy Choo for H&M. And when we went down to try on the new Stella McCartney collection for GapKids and Baby Gap this week (drooling in particular over the so, so, so cute Miller naval jacket named after Stella’s eldest son, ahh!) we knew it would sell like hotcakes. But fear not mini-Stella fans, the success of the launch means the lady has now finally agreed to create a second range for Gap, set to debut in March, despite only initially signing on for one season! Now, while this is exciting and all, what we really want to know is when oh when the Stella McCartney for Gap womenswear will be coming, eh, Stella? Meanwhile, other good news (especially if you’re not a pint-sized fashionista…) is that the designer Jil Sander is currently in New York shooting the campaign for… a +J spring collection for Uniqlo! The first range sent Uniqlo’s sales figures through the roof and website figures up by a huge 1,750% so it’s no wonder the Japanese retailer are keen to sign Jil up for another go. All we (and our wardrobes) have to say is; roll on spring… [WWD] [FWDaily]


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