Jean Paul Gaultier Rumored to Design a Target Line

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Jean Paul Gaultier, the man who brought us couture crocodile overalls, is rumored to be next in line to design a collection for Target. Sources tell WWD the collection is a long way off, but the discount retailer "has the ball in motion." Gaultier's people declined to comment, though Target's people said, "We don’t have anything to share other than we admire his work and incredible design aesthetic." If this collaboration happens, it might be the greatest thing since the cone bra, which, by God, we hope finds a place in the collection. The muse always plays a big role in Target's Designer Collaboration series (Alexander McQueen chose the Duke Spirit and Leila Moss, Anna Sui chose the girls of Gossip Girl). So whose would Gaultier's be? A diva, most likely. As long as the pleather is kept to a minimum and shiny stuff is included, we are onboard.