Gwen Stefani's Original Harajuku Mini For Target Line
For several decades now, it has been a trend with many celebrities to launch a fashion line to reflect their style and personality. The latest Celeb to join the list is Gwen Stefani with her Original Harajuku Mini for Target Line, which is a children’s line. In 2011, it was the among the most anticipated target collaborations of the year. The collection went on sale in the month of November of the same year and was a hit with stylish parents and their kids. The collection has ballerina style tutus, is high on fun fuzzy hoodies and polka dots complete with animal ears.
Gwen, who is 43 years old is a mother of two small boys and is thus ware of what might interest the children in term of fashion. Her designs are full of mischief with slogans such as ‘love makes me cute’, ‘I am a monster’ and ‘hazard’. Similar to most merchandise of the singer herself, most motifs draw their inspiration from Japanese fashion, though they are complemented with elements such as skinny jeans, tartan and flag-inspires chequered trims. This brings out an aesthetic punk style that is rare in children wear. Her style is evident in the way she dresses her two boys Kingston 6 and Zuma 4, who exhibit a keen sartorial instinct.
Zuma has been sporting legwarmers and painted nails while Kingston counts biker boots and a blue Mohawk as experiments of his past. The two are very impressed with their mother’s line are determined to promote it. Given Gwen’s friendship with Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, we may also see her designs on their kids. The collection line especially targets children between the ages of 1 to 13. Ordinary parents will be happy to learn that the line is easy on the pocket since the most expensive item costs only $30.
When she first released the line, she anticipated that the collection would sell out quickly so she began working on a follow up that she released on January. Therefore, parents who missed the initial collection did not have to worry that they did not get a piece. The collections is a dream come true for the forty three year old singer, who has had the desire to have a cool fashion line for children, for a long time. The whole principle behind her line is creative and expressions of children’s individuality and having fun while dressing. She was inspired by the playful and super cute kid’s clothing in Japan.
The singer also desired to break away from the conventional children swear presentation and offer something different. Target gave her the creative freedom to design children’s clothes that are unique from anything else offered in the market today. The designs are of high quality paying attention to even minute details and available at affordable prices. She has added the collection to the list of her many achievements such as the Love Angel Music Baby label. The collection was named after a station in Tokyo Japan. Target is happy to work with the star stating that she is a creative force and has the ability to design fun, wearable and fashionable clothes.
The importance of fashion and style in the modern world cannot be overemphasized. The way a person look and dresses are the first impression people have of them. This statement applies to everyone including young ones. Gwen’s line gives children the opportunity to express themselves and what they stand for. Her fashion design takes children’s wear to a completely new level of fashion and style. The clothes are comfortable and fan to wear giving children the freedom to move and play around.
An essential part of children’s appearance is their hairstyle. Most of Gwen’s designs go well with almost any hairstyle that a child may have on his or her head. Gwen admits that the children’s designs are a reflection of what she wears. The line includes apparel and accessories for babies, toddlers and teens. It is her first clothe line, and she promises that there is much more to come.
Apart from being a fashion designer, Gwen Stefani is a popular singer and songwriter. She is the lead singer of No Doubt, which is a very famous band that has sold millions of albums worldwide. She married Gavin Rossdale, a famous British singer in 2002, and they have two children. Even though she grew up in California, she is very much into Japanese fashion, which explains why her clothing line has this element.