"Everything people thought was weird about me before," Simmons told People Weekly, "was now good." For the next two seasons, while working with Lagerfeld, Simmons developed her taste for expensive luxury items and, despite her mother's advice, at the age of 15 had spent part of her small fortune on such purchases as designer bags, a Rolex watch, and a BMW convertible.
"She always had the new Prada bag and would laugh at me because mine was from Wal-Mart," friend and Chanel roommate Tyra Banks told New York Magazine. Louis, Simmons managed, with the help of an academic coach, to graduate from St. When Simmons was 17, and still working on finishing up high school, she met 35-year-old hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons.
The couple also signed a license deal with Coty, Inc., to produce fragrances under the Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons brand. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
In 1992 he created Phat Farm, which became a successful men's clothing line featuring hip fashions for the urban male.
As a result 2004 was a busy year of expansion into new arenas for the Baby Phat brand. gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
The Simmons created the Simmons Jewelry Company to market jewelry items under the Phat Farm and Baby Phat labels, which resulted in Simmons's "Diamond Diva" line of jewelry. Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style.
Reconciling with her reformed king of hip hop, Simmons moved in to Russell's Beverly Hills home and attended classes at UCLA.
With the relationship now on solid footing, in 1998 the couple were wed on the Caribbean island of St. The elaborate reception was held on a 190-foot yacht.
Simmons, who sports a 25-carat diamond ring, owns a fleet of luxury cars including a platinum extended-base Bentley, and brags about her extensive collection of Manolo Blahnik shoes, admits that she has a taste for the finer things of life.