Are Celebrities the New Fashion Designers?

The style of Americans is always transitioning. With coming labels and new designers being created everyday and multiplying due to technology and more accessible outlets, Americans, now more than ever, have access to multicultural styles from across the nation. Southern California is getting more visibility due to Hollywood celebrities sway, totally altering the way Americans obtain exposure to the latest styles and trend, where New York was once believed as the fashion capital of the country, and maybe even the world.

It has even altered the way designers do business, where once, ads and commercials was the most important manner to showcase their clothing, a paparazzi photo of Paris Hilton in a particular designer's clothes can make headlines in the tabloids, and by chance promote the designer. It's not based so much on news print and media to show these clothes anymore, saving millions of dollars in ads, but it's the action of giving away free clothes to celebrities, in hopes that they'll to wear their designs on a specific day that they get shot in a paparazzi photo. The whim of richest celebrities now has precedence over selecting the tendencies of Americans across the nation. Several Hollywood celebrities including Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie and Gwyneth Paltrow have gone even a step farther from showcasing the lines of other designer, into really beginning their own lines. Seeing first handedly of the sway over encouraging other designers simply by wearing their clothes that they've, has empowered them to visualize the great success they possibly could have by creating their own lines. Nicole Richie has started her own jewelry line named House of Harlow, with aspirations of branching out to handbags, shoes and clothing. Now, the cost of this jewelry line ranges from around $55 to over $400 and is sold only a popular boutique in LA known for its celebrities customers, at Kitson.