Australian general merchandise retailer Target has named Roberto Cavalli as its latest Designers for Target collaborator.

The 42 piece Roberto Cavalli for Target women's wear line will launch on 31 October and will feature Cavalli's distinctive animal prints and embellishment. The range will include casual daywear, party pieces, footwear and swimwear.

"Target is delighted to collaborate with Roberto Cavalli, one of the world's most famous and well regarded fashion designers," said managing director Dene Rogers.

"Roberto Cavalli has previously designed a hugely successful collection for other mass retailers and he builds on that success with a 42 piece collection specifically for Target Australia. We strive to provide good quality, stylish fashion for our customers at great value and this collaboration gives Australian women access to international designer pieces at affordable prices."

The range will be available in sizes 8-16 and be priced between A$49-129.