Jessica Simpson Credits Her Fluctuating Weight for the Success of Her Clothing Line
In an interview on CBS Sunday Morning, the former pop star says being every possible clothing size has helped teach her what women want
Jessica Simpson is clearly in the midst of living her best life. Not only does she seem to be spending her days flitting from one social engagement to the next, whether attending a friend’s wedding in a pricey cocktail dress, enjoying a sexy date night out with her husband, or jetting off on a tropical vacation, but she’s also managed to successfully transition her career out of early aughts pop stardom into a formidable billion-dollar fashion business. A feat Simpson says she couldn’t have achieved if it wasn’t for her fluctuating weight that’s taught her how to dress well no matter her waistline.
The former pop star and CEO of her eponymous clothing line told CBS Sunday Morning in a segment that will broadcast this weekend that her brand is all about making women of every body type feel beautiful. “It’s very important for me to let every woman feel included,” she says, “If I make a shirt, I’m going to make sure every size is available. Because I have been every size, trust me.”
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She added that she doesn’t totally understand why her consumers are still so surprised by the fact that the pieces she makes are actually really good. She explained, “People are shocked that they like my brand. Maybe because it’s not that expensive? Or maybe because I was a cheesy pop star back in the day. I have no idea.”
But to that point, who wouldn’t trust a woman who brought us classic pop culture moments like “I Think I’m in Love with You,” the great tuna or chicken of the sea debate, and the masterful resurrection of the Daisy Duke to design their entire wardrobe for them?
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