We may not all have access to stylists, a big wardrobe budget, or the luxury of getting designer duds on loan, but we can all add some star power to our sartorial selections by shopping the labels these celebrities are behind:
Maroon 5′s main man appears to have a wardrobe made up mostly of distressed T-shirts and skinny jeans, but the singer actually has a long history with style — sure, dating models helps, but being around his dad’s clothing store business as a kid was likely a great fashion industry education. He calls his collection with Kmart “cool, classic clothes for every day.”
The U2 frontman co-founded this promotes trade in Africa by sourcing production throughout the continent.
Known name-changer Diddy borrowed from his given first and middle names for his fashion lifestyle company.
The entertainment journalist and reality TV star had a very successful start as a fashion designer — her launch was the most successful clothing line debut on HSN in 2012 — and she’s been known to name styles after women in her inner circle.
Shop G by Giuliana here.
You could say that No Doubt’s leading lady earned her fashion stripes on the road, since she made many of her own stage outfits over the years. It was actually on the road in 1996 when Gwen stumbled upon one of her biggest design inspirations for both her lines: the Harajuku, Tokyo fashion community.
Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Jay Z co-created this clothing line in 1999 and currently oversees its marketing and development, like its partnership with Pharrell Williams’s clothing label, Billionaire Boys Club.
Her first foray into fashion came in 1998 when J.LO by Jennifer Lopez was launched. Her latest collection with Kohl’s covers apparel, accessories, and home goods.
What started as a shoe collaboration has blossomed into one of the biggest celebrity designer success stories — the company is on track to be the first to break the one billion dollar mark in annual sales — and it’s easy to see how: Jess’s empire includes footwear, sportswear, jeans, maternity, girls, handbags, dresses, eyewear, outerwear, leg wear, jewelry, swimwear, intimates, fragrance, luggage, and accessories.
Shop The Jessica Simpson Collection at Amazon, Belk, Bonton, Boscov’s, Dillard’s, Lord and Taylor, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Von Maur, and Zappos.
Mr. JT founded this fashion line with BFF Trace Ayala. The Tennessee kids came up with the name by combining parts of their grandfathers’ monikers.
Mr. West’s affinity for all things French came together in a two-time collaboration with A.P.C.’s founder Jean Touitou, who says Yeezus was very involved in every step of the design process. He’s also reportedly working on a shoe line with adidas.
Shop Kanye’s A.P.C. collection here.
The youngest sisters in the Kardashian-Jenner gang have developed a style all their own and are behind the designs of this exclusive collection for PacSun, which is meant to capture the “California spirit.”
Visit PacSun to shop the Kendall & Kylie collection.
You don’t need Kardashian dollars to play dress-up like these dolls. Their affordable line of clothing, shoes, and jewelry make going glam easy to do.
LC has two lines under her fashionable belt — one lower-priced collection with Kohl’s and another specialty contemporary label that focuses on fit, quality fabrics, and feminine charm.
This rugged men’s collection is inspired by Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey image and way of life — one of its graphic T-shirts even boasts his signature line, “alright, alright, alright.” What’s more, a portion of every sale is donated to MM’s nonprofit, the just keep livin Foundation, so you can feel good about splurging.
When these two put their heads together, it’s fashion magic. In 2014, the Council of Fashion Designers of America named the stylish sisters the Accessories Designer of the Year for their couture brand, The Row. Mary-Kate and Ashley are masters at the high and low trend — in addition to their luxury lines, they also have a lower-priced collection called Olsenboye.
Of course, Nicki’s line is chock full of curve-hugging pieces, bright-colored accessories, and the occasional shoutout to her faithful fans, the Barbz.
Ms. Richie is closely associated with the boho chic trend, but her eye for fashion goes well beyond that one look. Named after her daughter and a place in time that celebrated lots of layers and a free-spirited vibe, House of Harlow 1960 has its hand in ready-to-wear women’s clothing, jewelry, eyewear, footwear, and handbags.
Shop House of Harlow 1960 online and in store at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Selfridges stores around the world.
The celebrity stylist took the leap from dressing stars in clothes by other designers to becoming one herself. Her vintage vibe runs through all the categories in her collection, which includes women’s clothing, shoes, handbags, jewelry, and accessories.
This one is for the fans. So-called Selenators have happily bagged Ms. Gomez’s budget-friendly junior line items ever since the singer started it when she was just seventeen. The singer slash actress slash designer says she’s proud of her “hard but fun” design work.
Aside from leopard print, Snooki’s time on TV revealed she loves to wear slippers, so it makes sense the pint-sized Jersey Shore star designed a line of her own that combine both her sartorial signatures.
Shop Snooki Love online at The Snooki Shop.
The Modern Family star makes clothing, shoes, intimates, activewear, swimwear, handbags, jewelry, and home goods with her sexy seal of approval for Kmart.
The rapper founded this contemporary streetwear collection to be part of a movement of men who are committed to being AKOO — A King of Oneself.
This Spice Girl has made a very respected name for herself outside the music world. At the 2011 British Fashion Awards, Posh’s line was picked as the Designer Brand of the Year. Her in-demand dresses have been worn by the likes of Beyoncé and Gwyneth Paltrow.
From her Teen Vogue internship during her time on The Hills, to her position with Diane von Furstenberg while filming The City, Whitney’s been in the fashion world for quite a while. Her namesake contemporary collection borrows inspiration from both Los Angeles and New York, for a style she describes as eclectic and feminine.