Retail Roundup: Kanye West to Finally Unveil Clothing Collection
Kanye West (Getty)
Fashion moves fast, but we've got you covered with all the latest industry news:
Kanye West set to launch womenswear collection (Bauer Griffin)
After endless rumors and speculation, Kanye West is finally set to debut his high end womenswear collection during Paris Fashion Week. Said to be a mix of sports luxe, Japanese samurai and experimental knitwear, the collection is sure to send tongues wagging in one way or another. Although his PR reps refuse to comment prior to the show, leaks report that the almost "unwearable collection" will feature lots of gold and peach. Stay tuned!
Isaac Mizrahi sells his lines. (Getty)
Designer Isaac Mizrahi has sold his line to Xcel Brands for $31.5 million. As a result of the acquisition will most likely be phased out. He will stay on as chief designer of his brands, including his lifestyle collection and two lines for QVC, IsaacMizrahiLIVE and Liz Claiborne New York. Head to The Cut for more info.
Melissa McCarthy to design her own plus-size line. (Bauer Griffin)
After struggling to find trendy clothes that fit, Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy has decided to design her own line of plus-sized clothing. The actress told The Hollywood Reporter, "Trying to find stuff that's still fashion-forward in my size is damn near impossible. It's either for like a 98-year-old woman or a 14-year-old hooker, and there is nothing in the middle." Check out more details on the line at US.
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