Target Stores Announces Design Partnership With Isaac Mizrahi

Celebrated Fashion Designer to Create an Exclusive Collection

Feb 25, 2003, 00:00 ET from Target Stores

    MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Stores, a national retail
 leader in apparel and home fashions, announced today a new partnership with
 New York-based fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.  Mizrahi will create an
 exclusive collection of classically designed fashion sportswear and
 accessories for the style-conscious woman.  The collection, named Isaac
 Mizrahi for Target, will be available exclusively in all Target stores
 nationwide in August 2003.
     Reinterpreting key elements of his trademark style, Mizrahi has created a
 head-to-toe collection of sportswear for the Target guest that includes shoes,
 handbags, eyewear, hats and gloves.  Prices will range from $9.99 for woven
 tops to $69.99 for outerwear.
     Known for his magnetic persona and witty style, Mizrahi has won four
 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) awards.  Exploding onto the
 fashion scene in the late 1980s, Mizrahi adopted a groundbreaking approach to
 womenswear and came to redefine luxury.  He is famous for his use of color and
 the clean, flattering lines of his designs.  Mizrahi is now the host of his
 own television show and will be featured in the advertising and marketing
 campaign for this new collection.
     "This new collection will offer affordable luxury for every woman,
 everywhere," said designer Mizrahi.  "My clothes have always celebrated the
 style of American women of all ages and all walks of life.  Now, through my
 partnership with Target, I can offer my designs to more women than ever before
 at accessible prices."
     With Mizrahi, Target, known for its design partners such as renowned
 architect Michael Graves, celebrity make-up artist Sonia Kashuk, and designers
 Liz Lange and Mossimo Giannulli, will broaden its appeal as a shopping
 destination for fashionable, price-conscious women.
     "Isaac Mizrahi's personality, creativity and design sensibility are a
 perfect match for Target," said Trish Adams, senior vice president, Target
 Stores.  "Our partnership with him addresses the lifestyle needs of today's
 modern women and his collection will complement our fashion assortment of
 women's ready-to-wear, shoes and accessories."
     About Target Stores
     Minneapolis-based Target Stores serves guests at 1,148 stores in 47 states
 nationwide by delivering today's best retail trends at affordable prices.
 Whether visiting a Target store or shopping online at, guests enjoy
 a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to thousands of unique
 and highly differentiated items.  Target Stores, along with its parent company
 Target Corporation (NYSE:   TGT), gives back more than $2 million a week to its
 local communities through grants and special programs.  Since opening its
 first store in 1962, Target has partnered with nonprofit organizations, guests
 and team members to help meet community needs.

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