It seems that the majority of these women rose to fame way before they ever stepped foot on a runway. It’s no surprise that these women would choose to take on clothing lines of their own-whatever the reason may be behind their business ventures-these leading ladies have marketed themselves well to their female audience. We’re looking back at some of the most successful celebs turned designers.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are the creators of Elizabeth and James and StyleMint
Nicole Richie is the brainchild behind House of Harlow and a new collection at Macys
Sarah Jessica Parker has worked with Halston and had her own clothing line
Gwen Stefani is the creator of L.A.M.B.
Jessica Simpson has her own line of shoes and accessories
Jennifer Lopez has her own line of perfume and clothing line