20 Celebrities Turned Fashion Designers

Posted by PZ on July 5th, 2010

Here are the best examples of celebrities who have tried their hand at fashion design – many have their own labels, or have teamed up with big name brands, some of which have been highly successful. Celebs like Victoria Beckham, and Mary-kate and Ashley Olsen clearly have a flair for fashion design, while others use it as a quick way to make a buck thanks to their celebrity status.

Jessica Simpson – a line of handbags, shoes, and boots

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - JULY 02: Actress Jessica Simpson attends the grand opening of the Casino Club at The Greenbrier on July 2, 2010 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

 

P Diddy – “Sean John” clothing label

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs arrives at the 2010 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Nicole Richie – “Winter Kate” label


Nicole Richie cracks a sweet smile for photographers as she arrives once again for her seemingly endless traffic school classes in Van Nuys Ca on June 30, 2010. For today's class Nicole loads up the layers, dressing in unseasonably warm attire, most likely to endure the drab cold concrete building of the DMV! Fame Pictures, Inc

 

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen – “Elizabeth & James” label

Actress Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen arrive on the red carpet for the Premiere of Nine at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City on December 15, 2009. UPI/John Angelillo Photo via Newscom

Chloe Sevigny designs for Open Ceremony


NEW YORK - MAY 12: Actress Chloe Sevigny arrives at the Ray-Ban Aviator re-launch event at Music Hall of Williamsburg on May 12, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

 

Jennifer Lopez – “Justsweet” label

NEW YORK - JUNE 15: Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez attends Samsung's 9th Annual Four Seasons of Hope Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on June 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Mischa Barton – designs handbags for Asos.com


Actress Mischa Barton made a stop at a Rite aid in Beverly Hills, California after a visit to the Hammer Art Museum with a male friend on June 29, 2010. In recent media chatter Mischa has become the focus of an ad campaign for German fashion designer Philipp Plein. The The Beautiful Life actress appears thinner in the images than in real life raising concerns of over photoshoped images.  Fame Pictures, Inc

 

Kate Moss – collaborates with Topshop every season, recently collaborated with Longchamp for a line of bags

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Kate Moss attends the launch party for the opening of TopShop's Knightsbridge store on May 19, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Lindsay Lohan – has her own line of leggings, “6126”


42250, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA -Sunday July 4 2010. A smiling Lindsay Lohan arrives at a fourth of July party in Malibu. After the party, the 24 year old actress who has been reportedly romantically linked to both former Israeli army girl Eilat Anschel and Kelly Brook's fromer rugby beau Danny Cipriani, stopped off at a local store for some soda and snacks. Photograph:   David Tonnessen, PacificCoastNews.com

 

Victoria Beckham – designs for her own sunglasses range dVb and has her own Victoria Beckham clothing line.

Photo by: JJCH1/Xposure/starmaxinc.com  2010  7/1/10 Victoria Beckham at the 40th Anniversary celebration of the Range Rover sport utility vehicle. (London, England)  Photo via Newscom

Fergie – footwear line “Fergalicious”


Singer Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas arrives at the 2010 BET Awards in Los Angeles June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

 

Sienna Miller co-owns label “Twenty8Twelve” with her sister.

Sienna Miller was all smiles as she arrived at her New York City, New York hotel on May 3, 2010. Fame Pictures, Inc

Gwen Stefani – “L.A.M.B.” label


Gwen Stefani takes her little son Kingston Rossdale out to a birthday party in Beverly Hills, CA on June 5, 2010 where the young party-goer, and recent birthday boy himself, arrived in full Spiderman face makeup with doting mom not far behind. Fame Pictures, Inc

 

Mandy Moore – “Mblem” label

Musician and actress Mandy Moore stands with students from local schools behind the world's longest toilet queue as part of a demonstration on the need for sanitation and safe water in the developing world on Capitol Hill in Washington March 23, 2010.  UPI/Madeline Marshall Photo via Newscom

Justin Timberlake –  co-designs for William Rast


Singer and actor Justin Timberlake slips out the side door as he exits his apartment on June 8, 2010 in New York City (photo by Daisy Carrington / Meet The Famous) Photo via Newscom

 

Kanye West – designed a line of trainers for Louis Vuitton

Kanye West and his girlfriend Amber Rose of arriving at the Givenchy's Spring-Summer 2010 Haute-Couture collection held at the Westin hotel in Paris, France, on January 26, 2010. Photo by Nicolas Genin/ABACAPRESS.COM

Lauren Conrad – “The Lauren Conrad Collection”


The Hills star Lauren Conrad gets her nails done on Melrose on June 18, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA (photo by manero / Meet The Famous) Photo via Newscom

 

Wu-Tang Clan – “Wu-Wear” label

BALTIMORE - AUGUST 05:  Rapper Rza of the Wu Tang Clan performs onstage at the Virgin Festival By Virgin Mobile 2007 at Pimlico Race Course on August 5, 2007 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Elle Macpherson – “Intimates” lingerie label


LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Elle Macpherson attends the press launch for the new season of Britain's Next Top Model at Circus on June 30, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

 

Jay-Z – “Rocawear” label

LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 21:  Jay-Z, President & CEO of Def Jam Records attends a party for the release of his newest album 'Kingdom Come' hosted by GQ and ROCAWEAR at Area on November 21, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John M. Heller/Getty Images)




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