) has launched its new collection partnering famous U.S. designer
Derek Lam under the concept DesigNation. The collection is
showcased exclusively at Kohl's stores and the company's website
Kohl's concept collection DesigNation features an exclusive
line comprising clothes from premier designers. The
limited-period collection is inspired by various international
destinations, with a different designer for every new collection
Inspired by his recent trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Derek
Lam launched his first swimwear collection. Also, this was the
designer's first association with Kohl's. The designer has used
rich fabrics, bold prints and chic silhouettes for his
collection. The retail prices of apparels and swimwear range from
$36 to $88.
The third issue of Kohl's DesigNation collection, featuring
Catherine Malandrino, will be up for sale from Oct 2013. The
collection was introduced in fall 2012 with designer Narciso
Rodriguez and was followed up by Derek Lam. Catherine
Malandrino's collection will be influenced by her recent trip to
Paris and will feature apparels especially for women.
In 2012, Kohl's benefited from several exclusive lines from
high-profile designers including Jennifer Lopez, Mark Anthony,
Rock & Republic and Princess Vera Wang. The DesigNation
collection is also expected to offer customers with more fashion
options and drive top-line growth for the company going
Kohl's operates 1,146 stores in 49 states and has a strong
brand portfolio, which offers moderately priced, exclusive and
national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home
products to consumers.
Kohl's carries a Zacks Rank # 3 (Hold). Other retail and
wholesale stocks that are worth considering include
Sears Holding Corp
Costco Whole Corp
). While Sears and Macy's hold a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy),
Costco carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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