Stella Mccartney Kids Launches Today

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Stella McCartney Kids Launches Today

LONDON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

    Stella McCartney launches her first kids' collection today with a capsule collection for Holiday 2010. 

    Stella McCartney Kids, reflecting the designer's signature modern aesthetic and ethical values, is launching with

girls, aged newborn to 12 years, will be available to ship in up to 200 countries. To coincide with the launch, an

iPhone application is available to download on iTunes today. 

    Stella McCartney comments: "I wanted this first collection to include basic pieces that are comfortable and that

address a child's needs, without sacrificing the fun and carefree elements." 

    Each piece from the Stella McCartney Kids collection which also includes styles that have been adapted and

shrunken from the main line; has been given a kid's first name. The Lara tee, an organic cotton two-tone baseball

shirt with a stripe and floral print; a knitted reindeer intarsia cashmere jumper called Luis for boys, and Frida, a

dress version. The range also includes unisex pieces like the Sam double-breasted pea coat with two chest and

flap pockets in deep blue, the Lee military jacket with embroidery and epaulette details. Other highlights within the

collection are playful pieces like the Andrea and the Stephane pyjamas featuring a glow in the dark bumblebee and

sheriff uniform print respectively in 100% organic cotton. Additionally, a percentage of online sales of the Leo fox-

print sweatshirt, also made of organic cotton, will benefit "Meat Free Monday." 

    The Stella McCartney Kids website will have interactive functions for both parents and kids, such as the

'playground section,' where kids can have fun and explore various features like downloading wallpapers that are a

print from the collection or a drawing game. The "Stella's picks" section highlights the designer's personal favorites

from the collection. Addressing the key wardrobe essentials in the best possible fabrics, prices for the collection

range from $20 for a baby's t-shirt to $155 for a coat. 

    The Stella McCartney Kids iPhone application includes special features such as a mechanical drawing game and

the ability to instantly shop and browse the designer's collections through the online store. 

    In addition to the online shopping service, the collection is also available in Stella McCartney stores in London,

New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, Riyadh, Jeddah, Beirut and the 

soon to open location in Las Vegas. In March, a full range Spring-Summer collection will hit stores with an

expanded retail distribution. 

    Click on today. 

    About Stella McCartney 

    Stella McCartney launched her eponymous fashion label in 2001 in a joint venture with Gucci Group. A lifelong

vegetarian, Stella McCartney does not use any leather or fur in her designs. The brand's luxury women's ready-to-

wear, accessories, lingerie, beauty and performance range with adidas are available through 13 freestanding

stores including London, NY, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Paris and Milan as well around 600 wholesale

accounts in key cities worldwide. 

    SOURCE: Stella McCartney

    CONTACT: Isabel San Agustin

             Stella McCartney Kids Communications Manager

             +44 (0) 207 518 3111


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