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19 Celebrity Fashion Lines You Totally Forgot About

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1. Mblem by Mandy Moore

Post-pop Moore launched this line of knitwear aimed at taller ladies in 2005. At the time, Moore told the AP she could never find T-shirts long enough for her 5'10" frame. Apparently there wasn't a big enough demand for the high-end knits ($50 and up) — the line shuttered after four years, despite being in most major department stores. Moore suggested some behind-the-scenes drama forced her to shut down the line, saying she would love to return to fashion if she had "a great partnership that could represent a true reflection of me and my ideas." Five years later, Moore has yet to make a clothing comeback.
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Post-pop Moore launched this line of knitwear aimed at taller ladies in 2005. At the time, Moore told the AP she could never find T-shirts long enough for her 5'10" frame. Apparently there wasn't a big enough demand for the high-end knits ($50 and up) — the line shuttered after four years, despite being in most major department stores. Moore suggested some behind-the-scenes drama forced her to shut down the line, saying she would love to return to fashion if she had "a great partnership that could represent a true reflection of me and my ideas." Five years later, Moore has yet to make a clothing comeback.

2. Fetish by Eve

The rapper created Fetish at the height of her fame in 2003, the same year her eponymous UPN sitcom premiered. The "sexed-up urban wear line" featured bold logos and prints, including ones inspired by Eve's infamous paw print tattoos. While successful at department stores around the country, the line ran into licensing issues and was shut down a few years later. Eve relaunched the brand in 2008 with more upscale, logo-free apparel, but the new look lasted less than a year. Fetish folded for good in 2009. Eve told BET in 2013 she had no plans to revive the brand, adding that it never really represented her.
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The rapper created Fetish at the height of her fame in 2003, the same year her eponymous UPN sitcom premiered. The "sexed-up urban wear line" featured bold logos and prints, including ones inspired by Eve's infamous paw print tattoos. While successful at department stores around the country, the line ran into licensing issues and was shut down a few years later. Eve relaunched the brand in 2008 with more upscale, logo-free apparel, but the new look lasted less than a year. Fetish folded for good in 2009. Eve told BET in 2013 she had no plans to revive the brand, adding that it never really represented her.

3. Paris Hilton for Dollhouse

After The Simple Life ended in 2007, Hilton took her talents to the fashion world, with this short-lived denim and casuals line for Dollhouse. The line, which featured T-shirts plastered with Hilton's face, was sold at one-time celebrity hotspot Kitson, as well as Nordstrom and Macy's. It lasted less than a year, but Hilton went on to launch an accessories line that's proven popular across Asia.
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After The Simple Life ended in 2007, Hilton took her talents to the fashion world, with this short-lived denim and casuals line for Dollhouse. The line, which featured T-shirts plastered with Hilton's face, was sold at one-time celebrity hotspot Kitson, as well as Nordstrom and Macy's. It lasted less than a year, but Hilton went on to launch an accessories line that's proven popular across Asia.

4. FuMan Skeeto by Chris Kirkpatrick

Because if you had to get style advice from a member of NSYNC, you'd pick Chris Kirkpatrick. No? That might explain why this "casual line of urban-inspired women's streetwear with an Asian influence" lasted just three years. The line, surprisingly sold in high-end department stores, disappeared in 2002 — the same year NSYNC disbanded. And, as for the name? It apparently came to Kirkpatrick when "a mosquito landed on one of his lopped-off braids, making him think the mosquito had a [Fu Manchu mustache]." Yeah.
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Because if you had to get style advice from a member of NSYNC, you'd pick Chris Kirkpatrick. No? That might explain why this "casual line of urban-inspired women's streetwear with an Asian influence" lasted just three years. The line, surprisingly sold in high-end department stores, disappeared in 2002 — the same year NSYNC disbanded. And, as for the name? It apparently came to Kirkpatrick when "a mosquito landed on one of his lopped-off braids, making him think the mosquito had a [Fu Manchu mustache]." Yeah.

5. Heidiwood by Heidi Montag

Fashion school dropout Montag landed a line at now-defunct teen retailer Anchor Blue in 2008, just after her The Hills co-star/arch nemesis Lauren Conrad debuted her first fashion brand. The Fug Girls called the line of reasonably priced streetwear, which some described as stripper-friendly, "unwearable." Despite a successful launch, Anchor Blue opted not to bring the brand back for a second season. Anchor Blue shut down for good soon after.
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Fashion school dropout Montag landed a line at now-defunct teen retailer Anchor Blue in 2008, just after her The Hills co-star/arch nemesis Lauren Conrad debuted her first fashion brand. The Fug Girls called the line of reasonably priced streetwear, which some described as stripper-friendly, "unwearable." Despite a successful launch, Anchor Blue opted not to bring the brand back for a second season. Anchor Blue shut down for good soon after.

6. 6126 by Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan's leggings line launched (say that three times fast) in 2008, named in honor of Lohan's idol, Marilyn Monroe — who was born on June 1, 1926. The printed pedal pushers were wildly priced above $100 a pair, but were popular enough to expand into a full-fledged clothing line in 2010. The brand was shelved in 2011, and Lohan's manufacturer slapped the starlet with a $5 million lawsuit in 2013, saying her legal troubles made the clothes unsellable. 6126 wasn't Lohan's only foray — or failure — in the fashion world. The actress' 2009 partnership with Ungaro was deemed "disastrous."
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Lindsay Lohan's leggings line launched (say that three times fast) in 2008, named in honor of Lohan's idol, Marilyn Monroe — who was born on June 1, 1926. The printed pedal pushers were wildly priced above $100 a pair, but were popular enough to expand into a full-fledged clothing line in 2010. The brand was shelved in 2011, and Lohan's manufacturer slapped the starlet with a $5 million lawsuit in 2013, saying her legal troubles made the clothes unsellable. 6126 wasn't Lohan's only foray — or failure — in the fashion world. The actress' 2009 partnership with Ungaro was deemed "disastrous."

7. LL Cool J for Sears

Before the Kardashian Kollection invaded Sears shelves, LL Cool J attempted to bring teen shoppers to the struggling chain with a line of juniors, kids, and young men's clothing. The Ed Hardy-style brand bombed, and was discontinued a year after its 2008 launch.
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Before the Kardashian Kollection invaded Sears shelves, LL Cool J attempted to bring teen shoppers to the struggling chain with a line of juniors, kids, and young men's clothing. The Ed Hardy-style brand bombed, and was discontinued a year after its 2008 launch.

8. BITTEN by Sarah Jessica Parker

In 2007, budget retailer Steve & Barry's partnered with a select group of celebrities to design affordable fashions — everything in SJP's collection of casual wear was priced below $20. When Steve & Barry's went bust in 2008, BITTEN came to an end too. SJP returned to the fashion world as a designer in 2014 with a high-end line of shoes. The Carrie Bradshaw-inspired collection is rumored to expand into accessories and outerwear.
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In 2007, budget retailer Steve & Barry's partnered with a select group of celebrities to design affordable fashions — everything in SJP's collection of casual wear was priced below $20. When Steve & Barry's went bust in 2008, BITTEN came to an end too. SJP returned to the fashion world as a designer in 2014 with a high-end line of shoes. The Carrie Bradshaw-inspired collection is rumored to expand into accessories and outerwear.

9. Dear by Amanda Bynes

Before her short-lived stint as a fashion student in 2014, Bynes was actually a working designer. The actress was part of the same 2007 celebrity collaboration at Steve & Barry's as Sarah Jessica Parker. Dear by Amanda Bynes was the junior-counterpart to BITTEN, aimed at tween shoppers. And, like BITTEN, the layer-friendly line went away when Steve & Barry's went bankrupt.
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Before her short-lived stint as a fashion student in 2014, Bynes was actually a working designer. The actress was part of the same 2007 celebrity collaboration at Steve & Barry's as Sarah Jessica Parker. Dear by Amanda Bynes was the junior-counterpart to BITTEN, aimed at tween shoppers. And, like BITTEN, the layer-friendly line went away when Steve & Barry's went bankrupt.

10. Abbey Dawn by Avril Lavigne

The pop punk princess linked up with Kohl's for this "mall-punk-inspired line" in 2008. The collection featured skinny jeans, skirts, hoodies, and T-shirts, with prints of skulls, stars, checkers, and zebra print (understated!). Kohl's quietly axed the line not long after it debuted, but Abbey Dawn lived on for a few more years through online retailers, including TooFab.
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The pop punk princess linked up with Kohl's for this "mall-punk-inspired line" in 2008. The collection featured skinny jeans, skirts, hoodies, and T-shirts, with prints of skulls, stars, checkers, and zebra print (understated!). Kohl's quietly axed the line not long after it debuted, but Abbey Dawn lived on for a few more years through online retailers, including TooFab.

11. Vokal by Nelly

The St. Louis rapper started this brand of athletic wear way back in 1997, before he ever made his name in the music world. As Nelly became more popular, so did Vokal, expanding from just T-shirts into full collections. It was like JNCO for adults! The line generated an estimated $22 million in 2002, but ran into legal issues in 2004. Production seemingly stopped in 2005, and Nelly turned his attention to his other brand, Apple Bottom Jeans.
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The St. Louis rapper started this brand of athletic wear way back in 1997, before he ever made his name in the music world. As Nelly became more popular, so did Vokal, expanding from just T-shirts into full collections. It was like JNCO for adults! The line generated an estimated $22 million in 2002, but ran into legal issues in 2004. Production seemingly stopped in 2005, and Nelly turned his attention to his other brand, Apple Bottom Jeans.

12. Queen Collection by Queen Latifah

Rapper-turned-actress Queen Latifah turned designer in 2011 when she partnered with HSN on this line of figure-friendly fashions. She joined the ranks of other famous women with HSN lines, including Serena Williams, Mary J. Blige, Iman, and Mariah Carey — though Queen's on-air appearances never came close to the insanity of Mariah's. The line appears to have quietly disappeared, replaced by NeNe Leakes' similarly themed collection for the shopping network.
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Rapper-turned-actress Queen Latifah turned designer in 2011 when she partnered with HSN on this line of figure-friendly fashions. She joined the ranks of other famous women with HSN lines, including Serena Williams, Mary J. Blige, Iman, and Mariah Carey — though Queen's on-air appearances never came close to the insanity of Mariah's. The line appears to have quietly disappeared, replaced by NeNe Leakes' similarly themed collection for the shopping network.

13. Benjamin Bixby by Andre 3000

The Outkast star designed this line of upscale prepwear in 2008, inspired by the football era of the 1930s. The bold brand had a strong debut with a Barney's pop-up shop in NYC, but was hit hard by the recession. Benjamin Bixby folded in 2009, but Andre 3000 told GQ he wanted to resurrect it in 2012 as just "Bixby." Benjamin Bixby was Andre 3000's second attempt at making a mark in the fashion world. He and bandmate Big Boi lent the Outkast name to a 2002 clothing line, which they refused to wear.
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The Outkast star designed this line of upscale prepwear in 2008, inspired by the football era of the 1930s. The bold brand had a strong debut with a Barney's pop-up shop in NYC, but was hit hard by the recession. Benjamin Bixby folded in 2009, but Andre 3000 told GQ he wanted to resurrect it in 2012 as just "Bixby." Benjamin Bixby was Andre 3000's second attempt at making a mark in the fashion world. He and bandmate Big Boi lent the Outkast name to a 2002 clothing line, which they refused to wear.

14. Soji by Common and Jeremy Piven

Common partnered with Italian brand La Coppola Storta for a line of "bohemian driving caps" in 2007, bringing in Entourage star Jeremy Piven (weird) as the face of the brand. The rapper named the range after his next-door neighbor (again, weird), saying he wanted to capitalize on all the fans who asked him where he got his hats. The overpriced caps — $125 a piece — failed to impress, and the line fizzled in 2009.
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Common partnered with Italian brand La Coppola Storta for a line of "bohemian driving caps" in 2007, bringing in Entourage star Jeremy Piven (weird) as the face of the brand. The rapper named the range after his next-door neighbor (again, weird), saying he wanted to capitalize on all the fans who asked him where he got his hats. The overpriced caps — $125 a piece — failed to impress, and the line fizzled in 2009.

15. Chick by Nicky Hilton

Hilton beat her big sister to the fashion world with this line of tween-targeted casual wear, launched in 2004. The Southern California-inspired line evolved into a higher-end, higher-priced brand called Nicholai in 2009. Both brands lacked staying power, and their failure resulted in a $5 million lawsuit against Hilton. The heiress returned to designing in 2014 with a capsule collection for eLuxe, and doled out fashion tips in her book, 365 Style.
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Hilton beat her big sister to the fashion world with this line of tween-targeted casual wear, launched in 2004. The Southern California-inspired line evolved into a higher-end, higher-priced brand called Nicholai in 2009. Both brands lacked staying power, and their failure resulted in a $5 million lawsuit against Hilton. The heiress returned to designing in 2014 with a capsule collection for eLuxe, and doled out fashion tips in her book, 365 Style.

16. Miley Cyrus Max Azria for Walmart

In the middle of Hannah Montana madness, a pre-wrecking-ball-riding Cyrus teamed up with the creative mind behind BCBG for this affordable juniors collection in 2009. The Disney-friendly line featured flannels, leggings, and dresses until 2011, when the BCBG Max Azria group ended the partnership to cut costs. There was one good thing to come out of this, though – "Party in the USA." The song was originally released on a promotional CD for the brand.
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In the middle of Hannah Montana madness, a pre-wrecking-ball-riding Cyrus teamed up with the creative mind behind BCBG for this affordable juniors collection in 2009. The Disney-friendly line featured flannels, leggings, and dresses until 2011, when the BCBG Max Azria group ended the partnership to cut costs. There was one good thing to come out of this, though – "Party in the USA." The song was originally released on a promotional CD for the brand.

17. Sweetface by Jennifer Lopez

Before successfully partnering with Kohl's on a line of contemporary wear in 2011, Lopez tried her hand at fashion with two urban-inspired brands: J.Lo and Sweetface. Lopez partnered with Tommy Hilfiger's brother, Andy, on the lines, launching J.Lo in 2008 and Sweetface in 2003. Though popular overseas, both brands failed to catch on stateside, slammed by critics as being "poorly made and overpriced." Both shut down in 2009.
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Before successfully partnering with Kohl's on a line of contemporary wear in 2011, Lopez tried her hand at fashion with two urban-inspired brands: J.Lo and Sweetface. Lopez partnered with Tommy Hilfiger's brother, Andy, on the lines, launching J.Lo in 2008 and Sweetface in 2003. Though popular overseas, both brands failed to catch on stateside, slammed by critics as being "poorly made and overpriced." Both shut down in 2009.

18. The Katherine Heigl Collection

Hot off an Emmy win for her role in Grey's Anatomy, Heigl lent her name to a line of medical scrubs for retailer Scrubs & Beyond. The line was sold for just 30 days. Apparently medical professionals weren't sold on $25 scrub sets endorsed by someone who played a doctor on TV, and not an actual doctor.
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Hot off an Emmy win for her role in Grey's Anatomy, Heigl lent her name to a line of medical scrubs for retailer Scrubs & Beyond. The line was sold for just 30 days. Apparently medical professionals weren't sold on $25 scrub sets endorsed by someone who played a doctor on TV, and not an actual doctor.

19. Malibu Dave by David Hasselhoff

Following his return to the spotlight with an America's Got Talent judging stint and that infamous drunken hamburger video, the former Baywatch star launched a line of surfwear in 2006. Hasselhoff claimed he felt like Elvis when kids would come up to him wearing "Don't Hassel the Hoff" T-shirts, the only item that ever took off from the brand. It seemingly shut down in 2008.
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Following his return to the spotlight with an America's Got Talent judging stint and that infamous drunken hamburger video, the former Baywatch star launched a line of surfwear in 2006. Hasselhoff claimed he felt like Elvis when kids would come up to him wearing "Don't Hassel the Hoff" T-shirts, the only item that ever took off from the brand. It seemingly shut down in 2008.

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