As if being famous and rich is not enough, here are celebrities who wanted to go creative and make their mark in the fashion world by creating the most gorgeous and sophisticated streetwear line. Some of them flopped and some of them made it big, here is a quick list!
Avril Lavigne – Abbey Dawn
When it comes to streetwear, who else would rock it best other than Avril Lavigne. This girl doesn’t just love skater boys; she adores their culture and fashion. And so Abbey Dawn was born, the brainchild of the singer, a clothing line that sells girly streetwear with a punch of gothic rock. Think pink skulls, black tutus and lots of rock punk glam. Abbey Dawn is still big today and hitting some millions in sales a year.
Jennifer Lopez- Sweetface
J.Lo run a short lived urban streetwear clothing line. The brand is meant to sell streetwear that were paraded JLo’s music videos and appearances at more affordable prices. Her Jenny from the Block style ranges from midriff tops to oversized hoop earrings. Sweetface was shut down in 2007 but her J.Lo lifestyle line is still alive and kicking.
Akoo by T.I.
TI adds another streetwear label to the line of rapper artists. Akoo, an acronym for A King of Oneself, comes with a hint of sophistication in the stash of hip hop wear. The brand mainly catered to menswear offering hip rugged/ torn jeans, hoodies, denim jackets and graphic printed tees. This is the total streetwear line for men who want a bitsy touch of preppy and class.
Rihanna- Fenty X Puma
Rihanna can’t be stop rocking the music industry and even the fashion world. In February 2016, the singer actress debut her line of sports streetwear in collaboration with Puma. The collection uses the basic colors white, black and grey with a play on different textile and textures. The colors brought out the sports silhouettes that are majorly sweaters, shirts and casual dresses. The style is a combination of Japanese streetwear with a gothic touch to it, of course with a splash of Rihanna’s bold style and attitude.
Madonna- Material Girl
Madonna is forever a material girl and with her daughter as her partner in crime, a new breed of fashion line emerges. Material Girl caters to teenagers and 20’s offering the market streetwear with a punk and girly type. It was released under Macy’s and comes in myriads of wearables including jewelry, handbags, accessories and even footwear. Brand ambassadors of the line include Kelly Osbourne, Taylor Momsem and Rita Ora, among others.
Wale – Wrking Title
Rapper Wale spearheaded Wrking Title back in 2013. It is a brand that brings streetwear and high fashion into one umbrella. It mainly sells all knit beanies with a wide range of designs, colors and textures. Its premium collection’s unique proposition is that it is that this particular line of beanies is not made from cashmere but from angora blend. Down the road, the brand also released snapbacks caps.
Beyonce- Top Shop
Watch out for Queen B’s 2016 launch of her own street wear line. Partnering up Top Shop’s Philip Green, the line will surely have a number of girly grunge clothes with a lot of sophistication. It is surely set to have a lot of sophistication and style. Beyonce is not new to the fashion world as she did create a fashion line with her mom in 2004 called House of Dereon.
Alexis Jackson is a huge fan of urban fashion and streatwear and loves to write about her passion and share it with the world.