1. In 2008 Lindsay Launched 6126, her line of “designer” leggings.
2. The line was named after Lindsay’s idol, Marilyn Monroe.
6126 represents Marilyn’s birthdate of June 1, 1926.
3. Sub-lines of the brand paid homage to that thing Lindsay just can’t escape: fame.
There were separate lines of styles under names like Lust, Fame, and Star.
5. But 6126 didn’t confine itself to leggings when it first launched. The line also featured “ankle gloves.”
Leopard ankle gloves.
6. 6126 sold at high-end department stores for the same price as designer jeans.
Yet even at $132, this “Mr.President” pair was a best-seller.
7. The ads typically starred Lindsay.
And didn’t look at all like a suburban mall glamour shot.
8. In 2010, the brand eventually expanded into non-leggings clothing and accessories.
This competition had Forever 21 shaking in their boots. Except oh wait — no it didn’t.
9. Since there was now so much stuff to model, Lindsay’s sister Ali was brought in to help with the modeling.
13. But even Ali’s hard work wasn’t enough to save 6126.
The label is no longer available in major retailers.
14. Lindsay is currently suing her 6126 business partner for $1 million!
Early this year she sued against Kristi Taylor for fraud, trademark infringement, and breach of contract. “Lindsay is very passionate about her fashion design, and she’s looking forward to re-launching the line with another partner,” her lawyer told the Daily News.
15. That’s right — Lindsay plans to return 6126 to its former glory.
Her lawyer explains,”She wants to enter into negotiations to license a clothing line and accessories.”
16. Until then, a sobering reminder of how hard the mighty can fall remains on Overstock.com.
6126 may be out of stock, but will never be out of our hearts.
17. But we will wait patiently for 6126’s comeback, because no one else can do justice to “the glamour of once upon a time.”
From 6126’s Facebook page.
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