SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, today unveils its first-ever Spring Break collection with designers and fashion stylists Emily Current and Meritt Elliott. Radiating poolside glamour and a touch of vintage allure, the Emily & Meritt for PBteen Spring Break collection features new bedding, decorative accents, as well as outdoor and travel accessories. Pieces feature nostalgic details inspired by iconic hotel décor and poolside playfulness.
“Emily and Meritt created a beautiful new collection with influences of vintage California décor and their signature twist of whimsy,” said Jennifer Kellor, executive vice president of merchandising for PBteen. “The new Emily & Meritt Spring Break collection perfectly balances feminine style and adventurous spirit. This collection evokes a sense of playfulness and glamorous days of fun in the sun.”
The collection features a signature bedroom, which incorporates vintage palm prints, cabana stripes, and scalloped edges designed in a color palette of dreamy pinks and fresh greens, with mod accents of black and white. Standout pieces like the whimsical Mermaid Tail Throw Blanket, Palm Leaf Floor Lamp and Pineapple Table Lamp transform any room into a cheerful oasis. The removable Palms Wallpaper is a first-time offering from PBteen, and can be used throughout a home or as an accent print to make room design standout. The Heart Mirror Caddy and Gold Sunglasses Holder are chic, desktop accessories to display accessories, and sequined pillows and Cabana Stripe Drapes add feminine flair.
Design details expand to outdoor and travel accessories with poolside essentials, including plush towels with bold prints and cheerful sentiments. Perfect for a day at the pool or beach, the Suit and Sunnies pouch features water-resistant lining to store wet swimwear. The adorably dotted Beach Lounger and posh black and white stripe Sun Shade Tent are the perfect duo for outdoor fun all season long. New to travel, the collection debuts hard-side luggage with the Pinwheel Carry-On Spinner, Heart Carry-On Spinner, and Painted Dot Spinner, adding an element of fun to vacation style.
“We wanted to create a magical world that mixed classic prints with romantic colors, with a nod to vintage Palm Springs and wink of whimsy,” said Emily Current and Meritt Elliott. “We love the idea that spring break brings sunshine, style and happy moments, and we created everything from palm print blankets, to mermaid towels and polka dot suitcases to make it memorable.”
The Emily & Meritt for PBteen exclusive Spring Break collection is available for purchase now on PBteen.com and in PBteen stores nationwide with prices ranging from $19.50 to $1,495. For more information, please visit PBteen.com/Emily&Meritt and join the conversation on social media @pbteen @emilyandmeritt and #EandMforPBteen.
ABOUT EMILY CURRENT AND MERITT ELLIOTT
Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, a creative team since 1999, are the celebrated Los Angeles-based duo known for their whimsical and timeless sensibility that recalls classic Americana. Drawn to one another’s innate sense of style, Emily and Meritt first met in college and quickly realized the fresh and fearless aesthetic they share – an affinity for individuality, dressing without rules and mixing high and low with confidence and flair. In Spring 2012, the twosome joined an elite rank of designers when they became members of the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). In a visual ode to their varied career, encapsulating their love affair with denim and imaginative worldview, Emily and Meritt penned A Denim Story: Inspirations From Bell-bottoms To Boyfriends, a coffee table book published by Rizzoli in Spring 2014. In Spring 2015, Emily and Meritt launched their much anticipated, multi-category women’s collection, aptly named THE GREAT. Whether they’re designing a collection, creating memorable outfits for clients, styling unforgettable editorial spreads and advertising campaigns, appearing as fashion experts, or consulting for companies inspired by their distinct world-view, Emily and Meritt always bring a playful, intelligent spirit to whatever they touch. For more information on Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, please visit www.thisisemilyandmeritt.com or email Ashley@thisisemilyandmeritt.com.
PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, launched in 2003 and is the first home retailer to focus exclusively on the teenage market. Designed to fully furnish bedrooms, study and lounge spaces for tweens and teens, PBteen provides fresh, fashionable options to appeal to varying teenage tastes. Categories include: bedding, window treatments, rugs, lighting, gear, decorative accessories, storage and organization solutions, and furniture including beanbag chairs. PBdorm, launched in 2010, is an exclusive collection that offers dorm furniture and essentials. This collection includes XL twin sheets, lighting, seating, storage bins and organization solutions, and other accessories designed to help teens turn their dorm room into their ultimate home away from home. PBteen products are available through direct mail catalogs, e-commerce site PBteen.com and U.S. retail stores. PBteen currently offers international shipping to customers worldwide. PBteen has an active following on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, PBteen ♥ and its PBteen blog. PBteen is headquartered in San Francisco, California.