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Lane Bryant Teams Up With Otis College of Art and Design


January 28, 2016
By PRN NewsWire

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lane Bryant, the nation’s leading women’s special size apparel brand, is excited to announce its collaboration with the talented students of Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.

As part of Otis’s 2015 mentor program, Lane Bryant worked with a group of 12 students to collaborate on a sportswear collection. Representatives from Lane Bryant consulted with participants in an extremely collaborative fashion throughout the course of the program, from the initial design process, to fits and a final fashion show that showcased the students’ work.

“This collaboration is an important step in our continuing mission to change the conversation regarding Plus-Size fashion. At a foundational level, we want students and future designer to see the possibilities of creating great design for all women,” said Lane Bryant CEO and President Linda Heasley. “Working with the future of fashion is incredibly inspiring, and I can’t wait for our customers to see what these talented individuals designed.”

The collection, which is comprised of versatile work wear, will be available on February 2(nd), exclusively on Lane Bryant’s website, and in both the brand’s flagship location on 34(th) Street and the store at Del Amo Fashion Center in the Los Angeles area. Items from the collection retail from $54.95-$119.95.

As part of the mentor program, Lane Bryant will contribute $10,000 to the Otis College of Design Scholarship Fund.

For more information on Lane Bryant, please visit www.lanebryant.com.

About Lane Bryant(R): Lane Bryant(R)is the nation’s leading women’s special size apparel retailer, providing stylish and high-quality fashion in sizes 14-28. The Lane Bryant collection includes a wide selection of career to fashion conscious apparel as well as accessories, footwear, hosiery and Cacique(R)intimate apparel. Lane Bryant(R)fashions are available nationwide at its 762 Lane Bryant stores, and online. Lane Bryant is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA). Please visit lanebryant.com and cacique.com for store locations and the latest fashion trend information.

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