By StyleWatch
Updated December 01, 2008 08:10 PM

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Joining the likes of star-favorite designers like Lela Rose, Stacey Bendet for Alice + Olivia, Patricia Fields and more, the Project Runway winner will lend his skills to a line for Payless, Christian Siriano for Payless. Siriano has inked a multi-season deal with the affordable retailer to produce his first stand-alone line of shoes and handbags. “I’m so excited to design and create with such an amazing brand that is all about fashion and trend but, most importantly, is also about affordability,” said Christian in a press statement. “I can’t wait to see how [Payless] will take the high-end shoes and bags I’m designing for the runway and turn them into pieces that everyone can buy. I’m all about the runway and the sidewalks!” Christian’s Payless collection will be unveiled at his runway show at New York Fashion Week next February and then exclusively available in Payless stores and in fall ’09 with price points expected to be in the $25 – $45 range. Tell us: Are you excited for Christian’s Payless line?