>> Isabel Toledo to Collaborate With Payless —J.Crew's creative director Jenna Lyons may have railed on designer-mass-market collaborations in an interview published today, but Isabel Toledo doesn't feel the same. The designer has signed on to design a handbag and shoe collection for Payless, hitting stores and online in September. The line, featuring flats, square heels, and wellies in materials like patent leather, nylon, rubber, and mesh, will retail for under $40. “It’s really a collection for women from all walks of life, literally," Toledo said. "And it’s been interesting as I’ve had to have a different design hat on." [WWD]
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