It’s that time of the year again, fall is just around the corner and Target’s next designer collection is about to hit stores and Net-A-Porter in a few weeks (September 14, save the date). This time around, the retail giant has partnered with CFDA award winning designer Joseph Altuzarra to produce an affordable and chic 50-piece collection made up of clothing, footwear and accessories.
Altuzarra is known for his beautiful, sophisticated tailoring and elegant, modern approach to womenswear. With prices ranging from $29 – $89, all of the items in this collection are a complete steal, and it’s hard not to get a little overwhelmed and want EVERYTHING. But don’t worry, we’ve selected 11 essential pieces from this collection that will effortlessly take your fall wardrobe to the next level.
11 must-have items from Target’s new designer collection
Bow Blouse in Black/White ($29)The bow detail on this blouse is romantic and chic at the same time. Perfect for the office or a night on the town, this top can be dressed up with a blazer or dressed down with a skirt. How you tie the bow is completely up to you, but we love it worn as a loose bow for interest. Target
Embroidered Dress in Red ($54)The beautiful embroidery on this breezy dress gives it structure while maintaining an overall romantic look and feel. Wear it under a moto jacket for some simple but elegant rock ‘n’ roll edge. Target
Maxi Dress in Black Orchid Print ($69)At $69, this bold orchid printed dress is definitely one of the highlights of the collection. It doesn’t need anything more than a sexy pair of strappy heels to make it shine. Done.Target
Structured Dress with Crane Embroidery ($49)The beautiful tailoring on this dress gives it structure and a stunning streamlined silhouette that anyone can wear. Birds on clothing are another hot trend for fall and the delicately embroidered cranes on this frock add sophisticated glamour.Target
Wrap Dress in Red ($39)If you can only get one item from this collection, this is it. Beautiful pleating and draping make this dress figure-flattering and the scarf detail adds an elegant modern touch — it’s definitely the ultimate party frock. Wear it with a pair of stilettos and be the belle of the ball.Target
Oxford Shirt in Navy Orchid Print ($34)Perfect for the office this fall, this whimsical, modern shirt would look great paired with your favourite A-line skirt and a pair of sleek boots. Wear it with a pair of boyfriend jeans on the weekend for a simple and refined weekend look. Target
Velvet Blazer in Ruby Red ($59)Nothing says luxury quite like velvet does. Make a glamourous statement with this rich velvet tuxedo jacket in red. Pair it with a loose-fitting blouse, skinny trousers and your favourite pair of strappy heels. Target
Pencil Skirt in Black Jacquard ($34)Pencil skirts are going to big in the fall and this chic jacquard skirt has just the right amount of modern elegance mixed with a touch of flirty sexiness. Pair it with a slim blazer and a sleeveless top during the day and then simply ditch your jacket later when it’s time for drinks in the evening.Target
Trench Coat in Black Jacquard ($89)Do you already own a trench coat? No? Well, if you don’t, this textured jacquard coat is the perfect get-up-and-go jacket that you can wear with everything and look effortlessly elegant. Wear it over your favourite dress, a pantsuit or on the weekend over a pair of jeans. Target
Black Ankle Boot ($59)Ankle booties are definitely a fall wardrobe staple and the charming strap detail on this boot makes this pair look luxe. The pointed toe helps elongate your legs and will add height to any look. Wear them with your favourite pair of skinny jeans or with a delicate skirt for some edgy contrast.Target
Croc Effect Belt ($29)Animal prints are a hot trend for fall and this gorgeous textured belt is the perfect way to subtly work the trend into your wardrobe. The width of the belt is perfect for cinching the waist of your favourite dress or trench coat and it gives you a beautiful hour glass silhouette to boot.Target