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Giambattista Valli Next Up for Macy's Impulse Collection

With its Karl Lagerfeld collection not yet out of the gates, Macy's today announced Giambattista Valli as the fourth designer in its collaboration series to create a capsule collection for the retailer's fashion "Impulse" department later this fall. Known for extravagant designs and great party dresses, the collection will be Valli's first foray into affordable fashion.

Launching on October 26, 2011, with limited-edition women's apparel pieces, the Giambattista Valli for Impulse Only at Macy's collection will be priced on average from $50-$150 and sold in approximately 225 Macy's stores nationwide and on

Expect Valli's trademark flourishes of feminine fabrics, riotous color, cocktail dresses and sequin encrusted jackets. Who's ready to be a "Valli" girl?

Shown above: (Clockwise from top left) Olivia Palermo and Emma Stone, both in Giambattista Valli (NOT Macy's); Natalie Portman with the designer (via

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