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By Arielle Shipper

What’s special about May besides Cinco de Mayo and the official beginning of white shoe season? The May 6th launch of Target’s newest design collaboration project: Cos Bar at Target. One of five “shops within a shop,” the exclusive Cos Bar at Target line aims to stay true to founder Lily Garfield’s vision by preserving her unique design elements and luxurious sensibility.

The original Cos Bar beauty boutique opened in 1976 and has since spread to 12 stores in eight states. Target’s team capitalized on popular Cos Bar touches when conceiving of and designing the line by incorporating their signature leopard gift wrap into packaging and using Garfield’s favorite scents for products.

While the collection includes body care, bath accessories, beauty tools, bags and manicure kits, check out a preview of two of our faves below:

These chic little soaps come in three refreshing scents: orange citrus, blueberry white tea and cucumber melon. The fun packaging and friendly price point ($4!) make them ideal gifts or favors.

Intrigued by the blueberry white tea scent? So were we. Get the full monty: body scrub, wash, butter and lotion — with a matching purple pouf.

Cos Bar at Target, available this week nationwide at Target stores and

Originally published May 2012
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