750M and counting Jessica simpson empire:$750M and michael kors bags outlet counting While everyone else was trying to get the goods on jessica simpson dress size, the 30 year old star was steadily building a profitable fashion line of her own. According to new york magazine, simpson took in around $750 million in sales last year for her wide array of fashion merchandise, which includes shoes, dresses, denim and coats. Add in a career separates line and a full ready to wear collection, which she plans to offer this year, and that total is expected to grow past the $1 billion mark.Last december, she was crowned billion dollar baby by industry publication women wear daily. To give the number some context, new york says, that means simpson's nearly playing in the same sales league as michael kors a reality that takes the 30 year old by surprise. "I never thought i'd be some fashion mogul! "She told the magazine, and maybe that because she aimed to keep things simple. "We try not to set trends, but you need your trending pieces in every delivery.But those go fast:What you really need is your basics for every type of person, simpson explained.It comes to other celebrity brands, i think a lot of people do a great job, but it can't be all about them.Everybody doesn't want to just look like the celebrity, because they can't.They just want one element of that style. " Plus, her stuff is pretty affordable.Simpson contemporary sportswear line that due out this fall, for example, is expected to have a price range of $39 to $129. Girl could go to the shopping mall with her mother and she'd have a great new outfit and still have some money left for lunch at mcdonald's, her business manager david levin told new york of the collection concept.Can look like jessica simpson, smell like jessica simpson, and she can afford it. " Jessica simpson is no fashion mogul.She is a fake and a phony.Fashion moguls are versace, michael kors, gucci, loui vuitton, tommy hilfiger, ralph lauren, these are all designers.Jessica simpson is no designer.She just sold her name, that is all.She is not worth 1 billion dollars, she just gets a percentage.The company she sold her name to for 15 million dollars is worth 750 million.Not jessica simpson.These cookie cutter reporters need to do their homework.Jessica is so fake.She tells the world she loves her fat body, and then has all of her magazine covers photoshopped, like the new york magazine shots.I will never buy any products from that fat phoney. February 17, 2011 at 10:26 am This makes me sick!But still, awesome for a lil blond bimbo moron(Romo is hatin it! ).Some might say, like a fox say and lucky i sure after all her the irs got their share she still made $150 mill ion!Dollars! I shocked as i thought her career was over.As a native southerner, don discount the power of tweens shopping at wal mart.And that last bit about mcdonald was a typical ne new http://www.96atc.co.uk/ yorker at the so called south jess, you did get the last laugh after.As someone who greatly discounted you, bravo!