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Kate Young, Natalie Portman’s Stylist, Gets Target Line

Kate Young.
Kate Young. Photo: Edward Le Poulin/Corbis

Kate Young, who’s best known for styling celebrities like Michelle Williams and Natalie Portman for red carpets, is designing a capsule collection for Target, available April 14. This isn’t Young’s first time working with Target: In addition to her Hollywood styling gigs, she’s a longtime consultant for the retailer as well as a variety of brands ranging from Jason Wu and Derek Lam to Ann Taylor and Armani Exchange. This isn’t her maiden voyage in design collaboration, either — she did a capsule collection with knitwear label Cardigan two years ago, and last year she ventured into the mass market with a range for Macy’s contemporary label, INC.

According to a press release from Target, Young’s collection will focus on party dresses — a fitting theme, given her red-carpet expertise. It will also include some more casual separates as well as shoes and accessories, with prices ranging from $29.99 to $89.99 for apparel and $14.99 to $49.99 for jewelry, handbags, and shoes.

Young is often commended for her striking personal style; with her bleach-blonde hair and penchant for bold but simple touches like tuxedo detailing, black-and-white contrasts, and the occasional bow, she’s a favorite among street-style photographers. And since she’s already worked with Target for years, she clearly knows what she’s doing. This collaboration should be one of Target’s more successful ones.

Kate Young, Portman’s Stylist, Gets Target Line