Simmons Sisters Get Sweet with Pastry VIP

10/19/2009 at 03:35 PM ET

Michael Becker

What’s the sweetest thing about the Simmons family? Pastry VIP, the new high-end footwear and clothing line from Rev. Run’s oldest offspring, Vanessa and Angela Simmons. An expansion of their original Pastry Footwear sneaker line, Pastry VIP will feature heels in a more sophisticated and contemporary style. “The pieces are just so original and so outside the box of what anyone is doing,” Vanessa tells PEOPLE. When it comes to fashion, the sisters have some pretty large shoes to fill. Dad Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons created the Run Athletics brand and uncle Russell Simmons is behind mega-brand Phat Farm. “We got the best blueprints from the industry just by paying attention while growing up,” Vanessa says. The sisters run all their designs past their fashionable family, though they admit their dad and uncle aren’t always the best judges when it comes to women’s clothing. Fashion tips aren’t the only things Vanessa and Angela will be missing from Dad. The sisters relocated in January from the family home in New Jersey to Los Angeles where they film their reality show Daddy’s Girls, now in its second season. The new season will follow the sisters as they run their business on the West Coast, which will include highlighting the Pastry line. The stars will debut a series of heels and flats at Macy’s at the beginning of the holiday season. They hope to expand their brand further in the future – after all, it’s in their blood. “It’s the thing that I’ve been interested in since forever,” Angela tells PEOPLE. “I love fashion. Live, sleep, eat, breathe it.” –Jessica Wedemeyer

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amber on

now all ysll need is a papper catalog

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