Celebrities have a full roster of projects, but many have added fashion designer to their resumes. It is the norm that celebrities have a signature scent or a label for their clothing and accessory designs. They are celebrity fashion moguls or celebrity fashion designers and grace the covers of fashion magazines as well as fulfilling their dreams of a design label. InStyle’s online magazine reports on celebrities whether it is about their personal fashion or the inroads they have made in the world of fashion. According to the site, these 10 celebrity fashion designers have star power on and off the screen.
In 2008, Bilson joined with DKNY to design a line of jeans. Although she is unable to sketch designs, Bilson is committed to understanding everything involved in the process of making her jeans. As a clothing designer, she wants her line of clothing taken seriously and not seen as just another celebrity with a clothing label. The line includes menswear inspired pieces and mod frocks.
Portman is a celebrity fashion designer that insists on integrating style with her strong convictions as a vegan. Initially, she was frustrated with trying to find stylish shoes made of vegan-friendly material. She collaborated with Te Casan to design shoes that were both trendy and made with alternative materials.
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Since these two sisters were children, they had a common bond in their passion for clothes. Shoppers will find their designs at Mango, which is a Spanish retailer. The two shared the dream for a long time, but they wanted to find the right people to work with before fulfilling their dreams as fashion designers.
No stranger to expressing herself through unique fashion, Sevigny decided to create her own edgy line of clothing. Others considered her a fashion muse and an off-center dresser. The design elements for the line get its inspiration from the 90s, which was during the time she attended high school. The line represents her dream wardrobe that she can design and share with others.
Miller and her sister design hobo-chic apparel and other pieces under the label Twenty8Twelve. Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus carry their clothing line. Additionally, Miller often wears her own designs and is a walking advertisement for the collection.
Parker's character in Sex and the City was addicted to her Manolo Blahniks, but she stated, in real life, that she was not a victim of trends. However, she is one of Hollywood's most watched celebrity fashion designers as a trendsetter. Steve & Barry stores carry her Bitten clothing line.
The 80s inspired Johansson's girly athletic line of apparel. She invested a lot of time shopping for authentic pieces from that period to recreate off-the-shoulder hoodies and scrunchy leggings. To complete the look, there are retro styled running shoes embellished with vinyl and stripe details.
This celebrity fashion designer signed on with Puma and golfer Johan Edfors to create fun fashion pieces and accessories like the Porkpie hat and the C-hopper shoe. The two in one design of these shoes have spikes for playing golf that are removable for just walking around.
Bynes’ Dear by Amanda collection has pieces that mix and match. The combinations are endless and limited only by the wearer's imagination. To develop the clothing line, Bynes said she put 100% of herself into the line. The Steve & Barry stores sell the trendsetting, versatile pieces.
Lohan's love for leggings has extended to her 6126 label. She loves them so much that she devoted an entire line of leggings designed with prints and patterns.
Today's celebrity fashion designers are not just wearing fashion but have a hand in making fashion too. This group makes up a small number of celebrities turned fashion designers but show that the trend is growing.
Stacy Dewald is an avid fashion blogger and writes for Search Marketing Zone.