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The Libertine for Target collection hit most stores this weekend, and we're pleased to say it does offer a few especially nice pieces. Unlike the completely mediocre Patrick Robinson line, Libertine at least took some risks. Of the styles we tried on, we loved the very fitted black crepe dress, which was certainly worth $39.99. A few tops, like the lace-front creme shirt, and jackets, like the Admiral blue blazer, were also solid purchases, considering the prices. The one thing that the collection seemed to lack, however, was a cohesive theme—instead, it was filled with a confusing mismosh of uber-preppy separates, lingerie-inspired dresses and tops, eyelet shirts, and odd skull-printed items. Who really wants a tank top with a bejeweled skull on the back?

No one seemed interested in the bucket hats or scarves.

This blue linen blazer with white piping was fully lined, which made it feel much more expensive than its $39.99 price tag. A nice basic piece for a work wardrobe.

The silk cami was a little flimsy.

A shirtdress, which was completely shapeless unless belted. This was yet another piece that might be nice for a conservative office wardrobe. Overall, aside from the crepe dress, there weren't many items that were worth rushing over to Target for.
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