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Ivanka Trump talks fashion at her Lord & Taylor show

Ivanka Trump on the runway before the fashion

Ivanka Trump on the runway before the fashion show for her first ready to wear collection at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan. (March 28, 2012) Photo Credit: Nina Ruggiero

Here's some good news for the working moms out there -- you no longer have to be a millionaire to dress like Ivanka Trump.

Donald's daughter and the executive vice president of development and acquisitions at the Trump Organization expanded from designing shoes and handbags to launch her first ready-to-wear clothing line at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan Wednesday evening.

Trump's collection showcased her signature polished, high-society style (Paris Hilton could learn a few things from this heiress) -- but prices range from $95 to 245.

"When I set out to create a ready-to-wear collection, I really was inspired by the same things I was for the shoes, for my handbags, for my coats -- which was to create very high-quality products at affordable, accessible price points for chic, modern working women," Trump said.

Looks ranged from work wear (blazers, trench coats and sleek dresses with subtle feminine detail) to beach wear (geometric prints, flowing maxi-dresses, wedges and embellished sandals).

Heels ranged in size, but many were small and practical for women on the go while staying on trend in neons, color blocking and snake print.

Trump's famous family sat front row cheering her on, and though the lady of the hour looked stunning in an orange button-down top, gold jewelry and white riding pants from her own collection, it was her 8-month-old daughter, Arabella Rose, who stole the show.

"I'm more interested in shopping for my daughter now than anything," Trump said, adding that she would love to design for children in the future.

If she does, there will likely be another spot for her at Lord & Taylor.

"Lord & Taylor's legacy is all about launching American designers," said Bonnie Brooks, president of the luxury department store. "There is no one who epitomizes the New York woman like Ivanka Trump."

Though she is, as Brooks puts it, the "embodiment of modern New York," Trump says even she has trouble juggling motherhood and career.

"I find that balance is something no young working mother ever achieves successfully," she said, "so the best you can do is have your priorities and know when you're totally out of balance and just try to readjust."

The line is now for sale at Lord & Taylor stores and lordandtaylor.com.

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