Minneapolis-based, big box retailer Target is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first designer partnership by bringing back items from 20 of its design partnerships. The limited-edition collection spans apparel, accessories, home décor and kitchen necessities.
With an effort that began with Architect Michael Graves in 1999, Target has since partnered with 175 designers. Commenting on the effort, Target’s chief merchandising officer Mark Tritton said, “Target has forever changed the retail landscape by doing what once was considered impossible, offering great design at an incredible price. This anniversary celebrates our rich design history and the diverse range of partnerships we’ve offered our guests for the last 20 years.”
The designers Target plans to bring back are as follows: Michael Graves (1999-2013), Philippe Starck (2002), Stephen Sprouse (2002), Isaac Mizrahi (2003-2009), Erin Fetherston (2007), Proenza Schouler (2007), Thakoon (2008), John Derian (2008, 2010), Anna Sui (2009), Rodarte (2009), Stephen Burrows (2010), Zac Posen (2010), Harajuku Mini (2011-2012), Missoni (2011), Jason Wu (2012), Phillip Lim (2013), Altuzarra (2014), Lilly Pulitzer (2015), Marimekko (2016), and Hunter (2018).
Priced from $7-$160, the anniversary collection will launch at Target stores and on target.com starting September 14, 2019. Total items per purchases are limited to five per customer.