Collab We Love: Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant

(Source: Lane Bryant; Colorblock Tunic Dress, $98; Embroidered Eyelet Long Jacket, $178; Handkerchief Cocktail Dress, $148)Lane Bryant nabbed none other than Isabel Toledo for its very first fashion collaboration. The Cuban-American designer introduces her signature blend of whimsy and art to the plus-size retailer. Toledo is known for bringing geometric patterns and shapes to well-constructed garments.

(Source: Lane Bryant; Patent Tote Bag by Isabel & Ruben Toledo; $38; Buckle Tote Bag by Isabel Toledo, $60)Inspired by real women in her life and the works of her husband and collaborator, Ruben Toledo, the collection consists of smartly sophisticated dresses ($98–$178), tops ($60–$98), jackets ($108–$178), and tote bags ($38–$60). Yet again, she brings her husband's sketches to life in the pieces, which are meant to be dressed up and down, and mixed and matched with the wearer's personal closet. 

(Source: Lane Bryant; Stretch Lace V Dress, $158; Lace Front Tee, $60)The award-winning designer even counts Michelle Obama, who wore her yellow shift dress with matching overcoat to her husband's presidential inauguration, as a fan. Get your hands on Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant here