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Macy's names next designer for capsule collection series

NEW YORK — Macy's has announced Doo-Ri Chung as the next acclaimed fashion designer to take part in the designer capsule collection series for the retailer's contemporary fashion 'Impulse' department.

Sold in approximately 225 Macy's stores nationwide and on macys.com beginning Feb.15, the "Doo-Ri for Impulse only at Macy's" collection will include art-inspired prints, jersey pieces mixed with leather, beautifully detailed knitwear and Doo-Ri's iconic draping, all at an affordable price, according to the company.

"My clothes have always been about making women feel elegant and modern, which is why I am so excited about this capsule collection," said Chung. "It truly embodies the confidence and creativity of the modern woman."

Priced on average from $39 to $159, the collection will feature soft fabrics, art-inspired prints and feminine silhouettes, all grounded in blues and greys with red, black and orange infused throughout, Macy's said. 

Since launching her signature collection in 2003, Chung has made her mark as one of the leading lights of the next generation of great American designers, according to Macy's. Following graduation from the prestigious Parsons The New School of Design, she worked with Geoffrey Beene for five years and rose to the position of lead designer. Within a year of launching her label, Chung was named as a finalist in the first-ever Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund (CVFF) and was prominently featured in the Douglas Keeve film Seamless, which documented the challenges and triumphs of three talented designers with growing businesses. By 2005, she had been 

Additional designers in the 2012 series will be announced individually in advance of each capsule. 

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