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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kelly on

I bought one of her dresses last week and I love it!

Maggie on

Walmart sucks and I’m really sad that Taylor Swift would stoop so low as to support a corporation ruining our country town by town…

countrygirl555 on

Taylor has such style!!
:)

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odalis on

i love them i cant wait till they come out i will buy like a ton of them!!!!!!!

Katrina on

OMG!!! I LOVE L.E.I!!! I LOVE TAYLOR SWIFT!!!! HER CLOTHES ARE SO CUTE!!!!!! I WOULD DO ANYTHING TO SEE HER IN PERSON!!!! I LOVE L.E.I!!!!! BEST CLOTHES IN THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

liya on

wow!! thats soo nice of her.when most of da celebrities go for unaffordable and uncomfortable dresses to sell she goes for cheap, pretty comfortable and affordable clothes to wear…thats soo like her. luv u taylor!!!

omg on

I love her and her dresses

LALA on

i love her dresses and her style is so cute

Caitlin on

I definitely want one so I’ll at at least look at them and hopefully get one ( or more )! I’m a huge fan of taylor!

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