“I love Michelle Obama” + “I love Alexander McQueen” + This Photo = JNWRGIOJNERGHNSROGNWERN!!!! Barack’s lady love is truly a securing her stamp as a style icon in Sarah Burton‘s Resort 2011 design. There is no arguing Mrs. Obama’s awareness and appreciation of the industry, with great personal style to boot. If it is impressive enough to get away with wearing a British designer to China’s official visit, it is impressive.
Jessica Simpson is making bank. Retail sales of her fashion empire – currently shoes, accessories, outerwear, bathing suits, fragrance, and watches – totalled $750 million this year. “People look at her as a style icon,” explains Vince Camuto, the main licensee for Simpson-sold merchandise.
– Jessica Simpson Sportswear and Jeanswear are expected to do from $150 million to $200 million in retail sales within the next two years.
– The Jeanswear collection can be found in 650 department store doors, including Macy’s, Dillard’s, Belk, and Bon-Ton.
– Six hundred people once lined up to see Simpson make a personal appearance at Belk.
– Simpson’s net worth is estimated at $100 million.
– The latest addition to her empire – sportswear – is inspired by Isabel Marant, Theory, and Sportmax, but with a “younger” attitude.
Homegirl is – in at least one category – outperforming even Madonna.
Based on the hugely successful international reality TV show – presented by international supermodel Elle McPherson – Britain’s Next Top Model Live is set to be London’s biggest fashion and beauty fix, and every girl’s essential event for this season’s trends.
Taking place across three days from 22nd – 24th October 2010, dedicated followers of fashion and beauty will be able to experience the ultimate in retail therapy – an event designed to bring to life the lifestyle and glamour of Britain’s Next Top Model, with a range of fashion shows, exhibitions, shopping, beauty, health and fitness, and interactive features for the upcoming Autumn and Winter trends.
Visitors will be able to experience a Central Champagne Bar, a stunning hour-long Catwalk Show, featuring an inspiring range of fashion, with special appearances from all of the girls from Britain’s Next Top Model series 6, alongside top music acts and spectacular live entertainment within the 3000 seat auditorium.
There is also the chance to learn how to walk the walk like the professionals on the Open Catwalk. Pout and pose in the Paparazzi Zone with Company Magazine, indulge in free hair and beauty makeovers in the Powder Room, and learn the tricks of the trade from top industry experts at the Style Icon Workshops, or take a pew on the Casting Couch where Models 1 will be seeking out new faces for their future fashion and beauty campaigns.
This year’s event is also offering visitors the opportunity to be in with the chance of entering Living TV’s Britain’s Next Top Model Series 7 in 2011, with the BNTM Application Studio.
Britain’s Next Top Model Live is the must-see fashion and beauty event of the year, with something for every taste all under one roof.
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