August 24th, 2010
01:46 PM ET
Kimora Lee Simmons parts ways with Baby Phat
Kimora Lee Simmons is heading into fall fashion season with one less clothing line: the former model is parting ways with the parent company for Baby Phat, Kellwood, as of September 1.
Simmons, who has worked on the brand for more than a decade, told E! Online, “It's time for me to move on and further expand my other businesses and create a new phenomenon.”
Much to the dismay of her Twitter followers, it looks as though Baby Phat also won’t have a fall fashion show, which Simmons noted wasn’t her decision. But as she states on her Twitter feed, the mom of three isn't going to let this sartorial split slow “Team Fabulosity” down.
Simmons still has three other labels - KLS collection, Kouture by Kimora and Fabulosity - in addition to other ventures, like fragrances. To top it off, she’s also shooting the fourth season of her Style Network reality show, “Life in the Fab Lane."
"My inspiration has always come from the fabulous women who have been with me through the years as we've grown from young party girls to power players,” Simmons told E!. “We're ready for our next journey together and we're taking a whole new generation of incredible young women with us.”
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YOU BETTER WORK KIMORA!!!!! I love, and your style and way of life is FIERCE! You are such a dedicated mother and business woman. I hate that you are not with BP anymore but GOD only closes doors to open new ones.........I will follow your fashion where ever you go and P.S. please keep your FABULOUSITY FABULOUS
****OH YEAH and HATERS STAY ON YOUR JOB!*****
We do factoring too.
We finance all types of ventures, we are scaled down Mark Cubans!
We would finance the designer!
The clothes are very Hip & kool.
The clothes are kind of freaky.
the clothes are hip and Kool.
Designer ghetto krap. She needs a new line called phat assed sportswear.
Good riddance ghetto clothes!!!
i love kimora but she is pretty mean but she is getting fat duh!! ppl from those 3 kids and she was rich at the age of 17 and miss gay wht u look like lol im bi and single
Oops! Forgot to mention that her clothes and accessories are cheaply made and look like crap. Cheap materials. I urge everyone out there to stop purchasing her lines. She is exploiting the obvious population! (s)!! For the same prices she charges for her inferior styles and materials, you can shop the discount stores and find classy, well manufactured clothing.
i think her hills is the cutiest thing she got out and her straight leggs
Well, finally, her life will be reset. She is a horrible person. Almost all of us are suffering economically in all aspects of life, and she goes on, and on, and on about consumption and how fabulous her life is. What has she done lately to respond to what is going on in the word. Kimora, you mojo is slipping never to return. You are not fabulous as you perceive; kharma, kharma, kharma, you are a hollow, ugly human being. Your life has been reset!
Low lighting, heavy markup, and workers in Hondorus, Mexico, and Haiti, along with awful and seized up fabric, do not make a clothing line, i.e. BabyPhat.
Awful fabric and tacky designs are hard to accept.
She should just stop the drama (totally unnecessary) and tend to her children. Give the show a rest, and please woman, just SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP.
Who cares....I mean with all the crap people have to deal with on a daily basis, just to survive....a clothing line...spare me!
Yeah, like whether you should comment on a Marquee Blog or actually choose to do something else... oh wait, we got your verdict...
I never liked Baby Phat clothing anyway. That style was too Urban and Ghetto looking for me anyway.
I use to see a lot of younger Black girls wearing those clothes and they came from the Hood and Ghetto or from Urban Towns, walking around trying to look and act tough in Baby Phat clothes. Who wanted to always walk around in that clothing style with cat on it? I sure didn't. They should yank all those Bay Phat clothes out of the stores and burn them up. No MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Kimora does not rule. She thinks she rules the pheasants that suck up to her because she writes and signes their stipend checks she feeds them.
I watch her show few times, and I would not last one hot minute listening to her ass bossing and ordering me around like a trained animal. She talks to her staff like they are her trained seals, telling them how high she wants them to jump and fetch her bs
I would have been punched her in her face and called it a day and never look back. The staff would of had to pull me off of her on the floor.
Let's see how much longer she is gonna stay with Mr. Hounsu before he gets tired of her whiny and controlling ways she got away with, with Russuel. When the newness wears off, Mr. Hounsu is gonna take the blinders off and take his son and split. He's not paying her any child support money, He can take care of his son by him self.
Baby Phat was doing horrible, cheap fabric with loud embellishments. That and House of Dereon. Beyonce should stick to singing, Kimora needs to reevaluate taste.
LOVE Kimora's work ethic! She gets the job done and has been an inspiration to me in my business. I love strong, working women like her and Beyonce (the hardest working woman in show business) ! Looking forward to the new season of her show.
I always liked her too but her perfume was awful smelling.I was surprised. One of her daughters is a clone of her ex Russel. She has a wonderful family & has a great business sense !
Kimora rules! I get a kick out of watching her each week. She's made her own way, her own money, and her own life. She's a strong woman who runs her companies her way. Of course, because she speaks her mind and makes clear what she wants, she's called a B****h. And I wish I looked like that after three kids! Lighten up, folks! Your unfabulosity is showing!!!
CathiC..I LOVE IT!!! Your comment hit the nail right on the head!! They're hating on her due to their lack of 'fabulosity'!
wow guess people just cant support people doing well.. whats with all the rude comments! when u r as successful as KLS then your comments will count.........
For a time Bernie Madoff was doing pretty well, too. Should we have supported him?
Please you are all haters!! Kimora is the bomb strong woman that calls the shots!!! Gold Digger please Russell got what he deserved !!
You must be on the payroll, she's is not kind or fabulos
How is she a gold digger when he went after her at the age of 17? He is a dirty old man who got her young and when he couldn't control her, went for another "kid"!
Yeah I agree, she's a pretty horrendous person. I tried to watch her show, but she's just so horrible to everyone around her I couldnt do it. And I wouldnt buy her products if the alternative was to go naked.
I really just want to know what on earth makes her so fab wit all that neck fat lol
First off she is a powerful woman who doesn't take short coming she has a corporation to run and runs it well. Kimora could care less if you negative people like her or not cause hse is still gonna do her a do it well. Be Blessed kimora
She is a rude, horrible person! Nothing fabulous about her!
I bet her bank account is pretty fabulous.
I'd still hit that
she is obnoxious!!!!!!!!!!!
Speaking of FAT, check out the cubby face on her. She gold digged for all of Russels money and then balloned up.
Cubby? Do you mean cubby like 'similar to a bear cub's face' or 'similar to a cubby-hole like in Kindergarten' ?
How is she a Gold digger she build BabY PHat her self then Mr. Russel turn Phat farm over to her they are still gfriends and love their children. So stop being a hater.
BABY PHAT SUCKS ANYWAY!! IT SHOULD OF BEEN OFF THE MARKET!!!
I SPENT 5 YEARS SELLING IN THE URBAN RETAIL STORES AND HER STUFF WAS NOT HOT NOR THAT PROFITABLE!!! SO GOOD RIDDENS!!!!
People hate and hate that only makes her go Up Up Up and Up Kimora Keep doing you which I know you wil. God bless...