Kim, Khloe and Kourtney join forces with international designer to develop new brand

Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian have announced they are teaming with leading designer Bruno Schiavi to release a clothing, home and accessories line.

The first collection – to include everything from lingerie to bags and belts – will hit stores in 2011.

We are excited to work with Bruno Schiavi in developing our first brand together,’ the sisters say in a joint statement.

His expert design sensibilities and amazing creativity, and his genuine understanding of female consumers everywhere make him the ideal partner.’

Earlier this week Kim, 29, announced she is to partner with celebrity jeweller Loren Ridinger to launch a new line of earrings.

The 20-piece Kim Kollection will incorporate diamonds, emeralds and rubies.

Kim’s a fashion icon and millions of people are inspired by her style making,’ says Loren.

Our collaboration on Kim Kollection is a natural fit.’

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