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STARS are no longer content to stick to the day job. They're putting down the film scripts and microphones and taking time out to design their own fashion collections. From high street Kate Moss Topshop to Victoria Beckham's designer pounds 5,000 made-toorder dresses, the fad for dabbling in clothes, shoes and jewellery is catching on.

Kanye West (for Louis Vuitton) and Beth Ditto (for Evans) are two more celebs who are soon to add "fashion designer" to their starstudded CVs. So here's the lowdown on the most talked about celebrity ranges...

MISCHA BARTON handbags Affordable arm candy in a range of styles, from oversized totes to dainty clutches, starting at a very non A-lister price of pounds 20. STANDOUT PIECE Marissa Drawstring tan bag, pounds 195 - buy at

NICOLE RICHIE at House of Harlow 1960 Named after Nicole's daughter Harlow, the Simple Life star's first jewellery collection is inspired by her love of vintage. Think gypsy bohemia with a tribal twist.

STANDOUT PIECE Three Strand gold headband, pounds 189 - or

LIAM GALLAGHER at Pretty Green T-shirts, polo shirts, hats, scarves and jumpers with a retro feel that will appeal to "mad for it" Oasis fans. There are currently six key pieces available in white, red, navy or black. STANDOUT PIECE Parka jacket, pounds 245 (available July) -

SIENNA MILLER at Twenty8Twelve A collaboration with fashion designer sister Savannah, their catwalk label consists of easy chic separates and statement dresses.

STANDOUT PIECE Pink Varda corset dress, pounds 302 - Harvey Nichols; Matches;;

KATE MOSS at Topshop Ditsy prints and heavy embellishment reminiscent of vintage finds from Kate's own bohemian wardrobe.

STANDOUT PIECE Studded waistcoat, pounds 75 -

VICTORIA BECKHAM Figure-hugging dresses unashamedly designed in her own style. Comparisons have been drawn with her buddy designer Roland Mouret's trademark frocks.

STANDOUT PIECE Rousillion organza dress, pounds 1,576 - Harrods; Selfridges;

THE OLSEN TWINS US style-savvy twins Ashley and Mary-Kate act as muses and codesigners for this label - a mix of androgynous menswear-inspired blazers and shirts alongside delicate dresses. STANDOUT PIECE Black Minimalist Glossy Wrap Jacket, pounds 314 -,


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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 20, 2009
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