Fashion designer Vera Wang

Affordable Fashions
She has dressed celebrity brides, Olympic figure skaters and Hollywood's hottest actresses. Now, fashion designer Vera Wang wants to dress every woman in America!

The woman known for her exquisite wedding gowns and couture collections has teamed up with Kohl's department store to launch Simply Vera Vera Wang—a fashion line for ladies who want to look stylish without spending a fortune. The line will include clothing, shoes, accessories and linens.

"You're going to love these," Oprah says. "These are fashions you can wear."

Vera says she and her team have worked hard to make her signature style more accessible. "It meant a great deal to me to bring real design integrity to the project and to make sure the fabrics were beautiful," she says.

The wait is over...get the first look at Simply Vera Vera Wang's debut collection available at Kohl's and at!
Vera Wang's belted jacket, purple blouse and brocade skirt

Belted Jacket and Brocade Skirt
Like many of Vera's high-fashion pieces, her Simply Vera Vera Wang tops and bottoms can be worn many different ways. "What I love about this is this jacket is just so easy to wear," Vera says. "Unbelted, it's like a little sweater cardigan. ... You can dress all of these clothes down with jeans or leggings, whatever you want to wear on the bottom."

To give this look a touch of color, Vera paired the black jacket and jacquard bubble skirt with a purple blouse. The regular price for this shirred-neck cropped jacket is $78, blouse $58, and the bubble skirt is $98. All are available at Kohl's stores and
Vera Wang's colorful cocktail dress

Colorful Cocktail Dress
If you've always dreamed of owning a Vera Wang dress, here's your chance. Vera says she loves this dress because it's easy and sexy.

The subtle mix of royal blue and purple fabrics will help you stand out in a room full of little black dresses. "It's great for cocktail [parties]," Vera says. "But if you put a little jacket over it or cardigan over it, it can get you into that category I call 'dressy day.'"

This beaded pintuck dress costs $138.
Simply Vera's silk coat and gray pleated skirt

Oprah's Favorite Vera Wang Coat
Oprah loves this Simply Vera Vera Wang belted satin car coat so much, she decided to wear it on the November cover of O, The Oprah Magazine!

This model may be wearing it with a gray pleated skirt ($64) and striped, sleaveless shell ($58), but Oprah wore her $128 coat over an evening dress.

"You can really wear [this] over anything," Vera says. "In some people's minds, [it could be] a parka."
Simply Vera's version of a suit

Simply Vera's Business Look
Update your professional look with a few pieces from Simply Vera Vera Wang. Vera says this outfit is her version of "the new suit."

To achieve the look, pair this white blouse with a black peg skirt. Then, top it off with a gathered sweater instead of a suit jacket. "Pushing [the sweater] up over your sleeves adds a little more interest," Vera says. "It's [also] really forgiving on those days we need to be forgiven."

The babydoll cardigan costs $58 and the ponte colorblock skirt is $64.
Simply Vera's black pea coat and yellow scarf

Black Pea Coat
Cold weather attire doesn't have to be drab. Trade in your old coat for Simply Vera Vera Wang's elongated pea coat. "This is a coat that can be worn very casual or dressed up," she says.

To complete the look, add a vibrant scarf and gloves. "The hint of color is what I always love, even if you have neutrals," Vera says.

This double-breasted car coat is $128 and the chunky mini-ribbed scarf is $35.
Simply Vera dress with a big boy jacket

Signature Simply Vera Dress
Vera takes a simple Empire-waist dress and makes it her own with an off-center tie, which has become a signature of the collection. This sleeveless plaid tank dress with contrast belt is $88

The black "big boy jacket" is designed to look like your husband or boyfriend's jacket, Vera says. Top it all off with a gray wool hat and you'll be ready for fall! The boyfriend jacket is $98 and the fur pom hat is $28.
Simply Vera dress and sweater coat

Cozy Sweater Coat
Looking for something more subdued? Try Simply Vera Vera Wang's tank dress in black with contrast belt for $88.

Then, wrap up in a marled cable-knit sweater coat, available for $78. "[The sweater] is cozy, it's warm, it can be worn very, very casually or dressed up," Vera says. "And let's face it, it's also very forgiving. You can wear it those times of the month or day or whatever, and it just works. It's like a blanket."
Simply Vera's belted dress

Belted Dress
Dress up this Vera Wang dress with a skinny belt and heels, or dress it down with leggings and Mary Janes.

"This is a dress I love because it's easy, it's comfortable, and you can throw it on," Vera says. "The idea [is] that you take these pieces and incorporate them into your wardrobe and enjoy them."

This short-sleeve dress with contrast sleeves is $88. The "biscotti" heeled mary janes are $69.99.
Simply Vera brocade coat

Brocade Coat
Look red carpet-ready in this black brocade coat by Simply Vera Vera Wang. "It livens up jeans and less dressy clothes, and worn like this, it's almost like a coat dress," Vera says.

This coat—which costs $138—is the same design as the double-breasted car coat, only shorter.
Marian and Alisia in Simply Vera fashions

Fashion for All Ages
When Vera says she designed her line for real women of all ages, she really meant it! She took three mother-daughter duos—who range in age from 19 to 58—and gave them new looks for fall.

Marian, 45, and her daughter Alisia, 23, wear the same skirt at different lengths. "These mother-daughters look so great, it's hard to tell them apart!" Vera says.

The younger crowd may pair this skirt with a tall boot, while more mature shoppers may choose to wear a classic black pump.

The tie-waist brocade skirt is $68 and the "brie" tall shaft boot is $129.99. The pleated tuck front blouse is $54 and the cardigan with contrast ruffle is $64.
Marsha and Rachel in Simply Vera

Dressing Up Simply Vera Jeans
Marsha, 58, and her 35-year-old daughter, Rachel, create two different looks with Simply Vera pieces.

Rachel tucks her jeans into boots and belts her black coat ($128) to give the outfit a fun, funky vibe. Marsha completes her classic look with black heels and a tucked-in blouse.

"It's how you style it and what you put with it," Vera says. "Whatever boot or shoe or handbag—that's what makes the look change."

The five-pocket denim is $50, jewel-embellished shell is $54, and the "truffle" satin jeweled d'orsay heel shoes are $69.99.
Beth and Kelli in Simply Vera

T-Shirt Dress
Beth, 40, and her daughter Kelli, 19, take one of Vera's favorite pieces from day to night.

When paired with an ash coat ($128),, Beth's T-shirt dress, which costs $128, looks comfy and casual. Add a skinny belt and a hip bag, and you have a whole new look!

"These are just easy pieces. They're not meant to be threatening," Vera says. "They're meant to be fun and for active women."

Kelli's large soft satchel is $79.
Simply Vera pajama collection

Simply Vera Pajamas
Style isn't reserved for the you can be stylish between the sheets!

Vera says the Simply Vera Vera Wang sleepwear is feminine but not too flirty. "It's something I could wear, my daughters can wear, and we'd all enjoy it," she says.

Some pieces are trimmed with delicate tulle, a signature detail.

The satin chemise costs $34, while the pink mesh-trim pants and top cost $30 each.
Simply Vera bed linens

Bedroom Linens
Vera's not only taking on America's closets, she's also tackling bedrooms! "For anyone out there who is sleeping on tacky, mismatched, scratchy sheets, it's time to treat yourself to a little Vera Wang," Oprah says.

"It's a very, very elegant, modern, refined bedroom, but also it's not scary for a man to sleep in," Vera says. "I think it's that combination of yin and yang and the beautiful textures...that's what makes this bed work." A queen comfort set retails for $359.99.

Look for Vera's bedding, clothing, accessories and shoes at a Kohl's store near you or!

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