Hollywood stars know that being popular and incredibly stylish is not everything to make your way into the fashion industry; some of them can’t make to top. The question is what it takes to make a fashion line successful? These celebrities know the magic formula to triumph in the wild fashion world.
Tracy Taylor, the U.S. Editor of net-a-porter.com said “I almost think it’s more difficult for a celebrity to launch a clothing line. Not only are the eyes of the customer on them, but the eyes of this rarified group that almost is unattainable for celebrities and that’s to be a fashion designer.”
Any guess? Have a look at our Top10 Most Successful Celebrity Fashion Lines
10.Nicole Richie, House of Harlow: $2 million Nicole Richie is in the fashion scene since 2007 with her jewelry collection House of Harlow 1960. In four years she introduced her ready-to-wear clothing line, Winter Kate. Her two lines have already an extra $3million to Nicole’s overall net worth.
9.Rachel Zoe: $20 million Rachel Zoe is one of the most famous stylists in Hollywood. The Rachel Zoe collection, was lauched in 2011 and was an instant success. Her line is set to make $20 million by the end of this year.
8.Justin Timberlake: $50 million Justin Timberlake co-founded William Rast with best-friend Trace Ayala in 2006. Their well-fitting jeans was reason why their company earned an approximate $50 million per year in sales.
6.Victoria Beckham: $95 million Victoria Beckham was named ‘Designer of the Year’ in 2011 and her Victoria Beckham collection is already a fashion brand of respect. Victoria’s clothing line made an impressive $95 million in sales in 2011.
4.Jay-Z: $700 million Jay-Z’s collection, Rocawear, is one the top urban-lifestyle brands. From boasting clothing, handbags, hats, belts, jewelry, eyewear, and footwear, Rocawear’s annual sales averages more than $700 million.
1.Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen: $1 billion Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen are the fashion designer celebrities to recognize .Olsenboye, a kids fashion line; Elizabeth and James, targeted towards a mid-market; and The Row, a high-end line , are the twins 3 successful fashion lines. The Olsen twins’ fashion empire is now worth a whopping $1 billion.