It’s always nice to have some feedback or just to hear someone else’s opnion and today I received an e-mail re last months entry called Not a celeb until you have a label. It did make me smile probably cause I COMPLETELY agree
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 16:31:57 EDT
Subject: feedback on celeb fashion labels
I found your website and love it. Being a designer myself, I have been caught in the debate about celebs starting their own fashion lines. I too, am biased. Rather, I think it sucks. What pisses me off the most is how they take the title “designer” and add it to their name and list of others…singer, actress…etc. Do these people know the fundamentals? If I asked them what a “croque” is would they say the little frog from Puerto Rico or “godzhunheit?” I can see if they wanted to do a collaboration with a designer, but don’t go saying you are one when we all know that you wouldn’t know a tri-nib from a gouache. I have to admit that I get a kick out of people asking me my opinion of “J Lo.” She takes the cake. But all these others that are taking over “our” line of work that really don’t know what they are doing but because they have millions from what they do and a “name” think they can do it should just stick with their day jobs- you don’t see any of us cutting a cd or taking over in acting, right?