Taylor Swift & L.E.I. Team Up for an Affordable Dress Line -- $14 and Up!

01/29/2009 at 05:37 PM ET

courtesy Peggy Sirota/L.E.I

As if selling millions of albums isn’t enough, Taylor Swift has teamed up with teen favorite L.E.I. to produce a line of sundresses for Walmart. “I love dresses,” Taylor tells PEOPLE. “And I have always had this dream to make an affordable sundress line.” Taylor first teamed up with L.E.I. last year to star in their denim campaign, and now the Walmart brand will be releasing her dresses on February 1st. The singer, who will also star in the ads, looked to her own life for inspiration when it came to design. “I started brainstorming what I would wear this summer, on tour or hanging out at festivals when its hot outside,” Taylor says. The result: a collection of lightweight jersey dresses in bold colors and girly prints for just $14. “I was totally adamant that I wanted [the dresses] to be affordable. With my headlining tour, we are offering $20 tickets everywhere we go and I wanted to approach the sundress line in the same way,” says Taylor. “To have cute dresses under $20 is something I am really proud of.” Though the star prefers more comfortable fashions, she does love designer gowns for the red carpet. “My absolute favorite is the dress that I wore to the CMAs this year. It was the Kaufman Franco glittery one,” Taylor recalls of the dress that landed her on best dressed lists everywhere. “I love dresses that sparkle and that was the epitome of sparkly — it was like a walking mirror.” Before gearing up for her tour, the singer will be hitting the Grammy Awards on February 6th and while she doesn’t have her dress picked out yet, she does have a designer in mind, “It has always been my dream to wear an Oscar de la Renta gown. So someday in my life I will wear one.” Oscar, are you listening? Tell us: Will you pick up one of Taylor’s dresses?

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Amy on

I will so go and pick up her dresses for I totally love Taylor so so muchies!!! she is totally awesome!!! She rocks!

lilkunta on

@ 1st I was like “NOO NOt another celeb clothes line that is overpriced & the person themself WONT wear!”.
However Im glad Taylor is just endorsing a line for LEI and Im very very very glad that the prices 4 $14 . $14 is very reasonable.

Alicia on

I will totally buy one of her dresses. I love that she is thinking about her fans and also about this recession we are going through. Taylor Swift is a bright girl and a great role model for young girls everywhere. Everything she has achieved has been by her own merit.

mo on

i already got one of them. they are adorable and i love love love the prices.

megan miller :) on

Love love love these dresses
cant WAIT for them to come out
they look soo comfy and cute :))))))

Tricia on

I don’t like dresses or Taylor Swift.

Babe on

She is freaky looking. Her eyes look wierd. No I’m not jelous but seriously, you call her singing talent? NOT!

Michael on

Why is Taylor going to the Grammys? She is not nominated for any awards, so why is she going? She is trying to sneak her way into the grammys since she is not good enough to be nominated. The girl is pathetic and desperate. She is one of the worst singers in any genre, and for her to even attend the grammys is an insult to their prestige.

Jamie on

I will definately check them out. Cheap + cute = my style.

Wayne on

She is just milking all the money she can out of her fans while she can. She is a terrible singer and will be knocked off her pedestal as soon as the next hot thing comes around… because anyone can sing better then her. She sucks. Period.

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