5 Celebrities Who Have Debuted Collections During Fashion Week
As time progresses, celebrities continue to step out of their established music and television careers and into the fashion world. The fashion industry is no longer solely for fashion designers and more and more celebs are making that clear. Now that Rihanna is set to debut her River Island collection during London Fashion Week, it's inevitable that more stars will follow in her footsteps.
In fact, some have already made their marks on the runways of fashion week. From Kanye to Justin Timberlake, check out these 5 celebs who have debuted killer threads during fashion week.
1. Kanye West
Kanye's Paris Fashion Week debut last year was one the most anticipated launches ever. Yeezy's womenswear line collection came with a high-profile show where the likes of Alexander Wang and Anna Wintour graced the audience. Held at Paris' Lycee Henri IV, "Dw," named after Ye's mother Donda West, was one of the biggest successes of PFW. Kanye loved designing so much he debuted a second collection during Paris Fashion Week F/W ’12.
2. Vanessa Simmons
Vanessa debuted her lingerie line "Rose" by Vanessa Jean during the Swim 2013 Miami Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Week. Instead of doing a runway show to display her designs, she opted for a fashion presentation.
3. Jackie Christie
The Basketball Wives LA star showed off her SS2013 clothing line at the Helen Mills Event Space during New York Fashion Week last year. Co-Stars Draya Michele, Malaysia Pargo, Gloria Govan, and Laura Govan modeled her collection of dresses, shoes and outerwear.
4. Coco Austin
Ice T's wife Coco debuted her sexy "Licious" SS13 collection at NYFW. Her collection was filled with bright color and curve fitting apparel.
5. Justin Timberlake
In 2009, JT debuted his "William Rast" clothing line at the Bryant Park tents during NYFW. The collection featured an assortment of waistcoats, skinny jeans and sleeveless T-shirts.