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A canvas "Birkin" and a pearl-covered tee by Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Chain Urban Outfitters is poised to release a dizzying assortment of new designer collaborations. Style File has the list: there will be jewelry line GUAM from designer Brian Crumley, Dark Matter bags by Knox, and a yet-to-be-named hat collection from lauded milliner Eugenia Kim.
And then, there's clothing. Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon is bringing her Mirror/Dash line to the masses, as is Mary Ping, the designer behind newish label Slow and Steady Wins the Race. Her Urban collection, called Cool Casual, should be in stores by the end of the month. Ping: 'The idea is, eight items for $88. There are a couple of leather pieces that have to go for more—but that's still a pretty amazing bargain.' It's also a great chance for Ping to disseminate her designs—logo-free, mostly colorless takes on the urban uniform (t-shirts, wedges, designer handbags and button downs all done in interesting materials)—to a wider audience.
· Urban’s Designer Collaborations: Fully Outfitted [Style File]
· Collabs: Bee 23 by Bing Bang, S Loves C by Spring & Clifton and Grey Antics by Grey Ant [Racked]