With over 20 million albums sold worldwide, Jessica Simpson has recently moved on to prettier pastures, using her recipe for success to tackle the fashion and beauty industries. She created and starred in an MTV series called "The Price of Beauty," and has launched fragrances, hair products (with her longtime friend and stylist Ken Paves) shoes, handbags, and clothing. This season Jessica is taking on the biggest fall essential: denim. Ms. Daisy Duke certainly knows a thing or two about jeans, so we were psyched when she agreed to show us to her new denim line and share some fashion tips and words of wisdom. Jessica also gave me my first pair of jeggings (gasp!) and I have to admit they are flattering, incredibly comfy, and are quickly becoming my go-to pair.
Shine: So many celebrities have clothing lines these days, and it's hard to tell how hands-on they are with the garments. How much do you collaborate in the creation process?
Jessica Simpson: I am very involved in the