Friday, March 16, 2012

Kids Can Be Fashionable Too!!

The iconic designer Diane von Furstenberg never seems to amaze me .  She continually reinvents herself coming up with new , fresh ideas for her amazing clothing line.
This morning as I was watching the TODAY show I caught a glimpse of Diane and the new line she has at GAP kids stores.
Thinking many of my mommy followers might enjoy this one !  Or for all of you aunties out there like me that like to spoil their little ones!
Below is taken directly from the TODAY show website , an exciting piece written by Rachel Elbaum - Thank YOU Rachel !
Check it out and find some fun things for your little ones, with spring right around the corner the possibilities here seem endless!
Enjoy ! Until Next Time
The legendary clothing designer shows her new line for GapKids, which hit U.S. stores yesterday and will be released internationally on March 28.
By Rachel Elbaum
These days, designers are bursting at the seams to collaborate with stores, and with good reason: Jason Wu for Target sold out in hours and Versace’s collection for H&M was just as sought-after.
Now, it’s Diane von Furstenberg’s turn. The designer of the iconic wrap dress has shrunk her sights and come out with a collection of baby and little girl's clothing for GapKids.
It’s DVF’s first collaboration, but she has stayed true to her roots. There are wrap dresses, belted rompers, espadrilles and even a few brightly colored bathing suits  and of course, plenty of her signature patterns.
"(As a designer), you want to do something that both mothers and children will love," von Furstenberg told Savannah Guthrie on TODAY Friday. "And I think we really have done that. I think it’s very fun, happy and optimistic and practical."
The collection arrived in stores and on the website on Thursday, and several hours later there were already reports that some locations had sold out.Styles are still available online and, the website reports, in stores.
Here are some of our favorites: 

Wrap romper in ming jade, $55
Belted romper, $55
Big heart graphic T, $35
Daisy dress, $75
Espadrilles in wild orchid, $45
Printed swimsuit, $45
Wrap romper in blue, $55
Floppy sunhat, $25
Trimmed cardigan, $45
Will you be buying clothing from this collection for your little ones? What other designers would you like to see collaborate with Gap?
Rachel Elbaum is a London-based writer who wishes she had little girls to dress in these wrap rompers.

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