Missoni, Versace and Jason Wu are all at it… But are cut-price collaborations DAMAGING designer brands" images?

Missoni, Versace and Jason Wu are all at it… But are cut-price collaborations DAMAGING designer brands” images

1:25 AM on 25th October 2011

Missoni for Target: The collaborative range has been a phenomenal success for both designer and retailer, despite some questioning its quality

Missoni for Target: The collaborative range has been a phenomenal success for both designer and retailer, despite some questioning its quality

Versace for H and M Versace for H and M

Versace, darling: Versace”s forthcoming range for H&M will deliver affordable Italian design to the masses

All tied up: Kim Kardashian chooses real Missoni - possibly because of its now even more highly-recognised prestige

All tied up: Kim Kardashian chooses real Missoni – possibly because of its now even more highly-recognised prestige

Jason Wu Donatella Versace

On the bandwagon: Jason Wu, left, and Donatella Versace both see the lucrative potential of pairing with a mass-market name