Designer Christian Siriano to Collaborate with Lane Bryant on Collection
LANE BRYANT ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH
READY TO WEAR DESIGNER
NEW YORK, NY – June 3rd, 2015 – Lane Bryant is excited to announce that renowned Ready to Wear designer Christian Siriano will be creating a limited-edition line exclusively for the specialty sized retailer. The collection is set to hit stores Spring 2016, and will be sold under the Christian Siriano for Lane Bryant label.
Christian Siriano combines old-school glamour with a modern whimsical twist using beautiful tailoring and intricate detailing. A member of the CFDA since 2013, Christian brings a fresh point of view to American sportswear. Christian Siriano will be the fourth designer collaboration for Lane Bryant joining the successful Isabel Toledo, Sophie Theallet and Lela Rose collections.
Regarding the collaboration, Christian Siriano had this to say, “In my opinion, fashion should never be defined by size. Regardless if it’s for red carpet or a day at the office, every woman should feel stylish and comfortable in their clothes. I’m excited about this partnership with Lane Bryant because it allows me the opportunity to showcase my designs on the everyday woman and allow them the opportunity to feel as beautiful and fashionable as possible.”
“Christian Siriano is a real star…from his highly publicized debut on television, his millions of social followers and through the years as he has successfully designed and shown his own beautiful ready to wear clothes worn by some of the best known celebrities, he has proved his talent on the world fashion stage. It’s a delight to welcome him to Lane Bryant and to be able to offer his exclusive designs for us beginning in the spring of 2016.” said Linda Heasley, CEO of Lane Bryant.
About Christian Siriano:
Following his studies in London under Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen, Christian Siriano launched his eponymous collection in 2008. The Christian Siriano collection is now shown each season at New York Fashion Week. Christian is known for show-stopping design – from fantasy evening gowns and cocktail dresses, to tailored sportswear, to modern shoes and accessories. In 2013 he was inducted as a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).
Dubbed “the new king of old-school glamour” by Elle, his designs have appeared in countless editorials and have been worn by the world’s leading ladies, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Oprah, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Solange Knowles, Nicki Minaj, Tina Fey, Lea Michele, and Christina Hendricks to name just a few. He is the youngest person ever to appear on the prestigious Crain’s “40 Under 40” list in addition to the Forbes “40 Under 40.”