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If you were launching a clothing line and your siblings had multi-million dollars worth of experience in that area, would you reach out to them for pointers? Well, if you’re Kendall and Kylie Jenner, the answer is no: The teen models didn’t consult with Kim, Kourtney or Khloé Kardashian while working on their new clothing line for PacSun.
“We were like, ‘This is our project. Leave us alone,’” Kylie, 15, tells PEOPLE. “We didn’t go to them for advice at all.” (And it looks like they didn’t need their older sisters’ help anyway: The line just launched on Friday and several of its pieces have already sold out online.)
The affordable collection, with prices ranging from $24.50 to $79.50, features pieces inspired by the teens’ casual, California style. “It’s just a chill, relaxed cool line,” Kendall, 17, says, of their designs, noting that she’s partial to the chambray button-down, while Kylie adores the dresses.
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The N.Y.C. blizzard may have prevented Katie Holmes from showing her clothes during New York Fashion Week, but another multitasking star mom and designer couldn’t be kept from her collection, and it paid off. Victoria Beckham‘s latest collection got rave reviews from the fashion press — as well as the approval of baby Harper, who ran around doling out high-fives.
Guests attending the Sunday morning show at the New York Public Library were treated to tea served by “tea boys,” live piano music and a front-row view of husband David Beckham, fresh from “Butt-Double-gate.” And in keeping with Beckham’s tradition of showing things she’d like to wear herself, the models wore low, glossy ponys created by Redken creative consultant Guido and fairly natural makeup.
Katie Holmes spent yesterday kicking off her heels with fashion editors in a New York City hotel suite to present the latest elegant collection for her Holmes & Yang fashion line. But today, the blizzard that’s battering the East Coast caused Holmes to reprioritize. Her daughter Suri‘s school was closing early, it was explained, and she had to go pick her up.
That practical part of her life — and that of her design partner and stylist Jeanne Yang, herself a mother to twin girls — is an ever-present influence on their fashion philosophy. “Our customer is somebody who wants to be comfortable” says Yang, who walked PEOPLE through an intimate one-on-one presentation of the line. “You want to look good, but Katie and I always talk about this, it should never come at the cost of comfort.”
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Lauren Conrad isn’t the only busy blonde Hills alum in town. Kristin Cavallari‘s resumé has been filling up over the last few months, as she’s gone from new mom to shoe designer — and now she’s launching her own eponymous jewelry line with Pascal Mouawad (the man behind House of Harlow 1960 and Belle Noel).
The 19-piece collection features gold necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets (ranging from $15 – $42) inspired by the reality star’s personal style. “[It's] very delicate, simple pieces [that give off] an effortless look,” Cavallari tells PEOPLE. “You can literally wear them every day, and you can layer and stack them to wear into the night.”
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The sunlit campaign photos, shot in November on Malibu’s El Matador Beach by famed fashion photographer Ellen von Unwerth, show the mom-to-be showing off her fab, Harley Pasternak-toned bod in pieces from her clothing, shoe and sunglasses collections.
“Last fall’s campaign was shot while I was pregnant [with daughter Maxwell Drew] so I worked behind the scenes on the shoot,” Simpson tells PEOPLE exclusively. “I was really excited to be back in front of the camera for this year’s campaign.”
Of the photographer, Simpson gushes: “Ellen is incredible and was able to really capture the essence of the spring collection – it’s playful, all-American, classic.” Simpson demonstrates those qualities herself as she poses in items from a tie-dye skirt to a denim romper, sky-high neutral wedges to cheetah-print sunglasses — all while rocking her signature loose blonde waves, smoky eyes and light pink lips.
And the final word on the collection, straight from the star? “I want everyone to be able to wear my designs,” she says of the pieces, which are almost entirely under $200 and are starting to ship to stores including Macy’s and Nordstrom now. “The collection is accessible — from extra-small to plus and maternity, there is something for everyone to feel great in.”
Click to see another exclusive image from the campaign, then tell us: Are you excited to try on Jessica Simpson’s spring collection?