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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_Phat

Baby Phat is an American apparel brand developed by model and entrepreneur Kimora Lee Simmons in 1999. The brand is the high-end line of Russell Simmons' Phat Fashions LLC label, and is carried in mid-market department stores including Macy's and Dillard's. The label craters to female urban wear in a market ...

www.thefader.com/2016/10/11/kimora-lee-simmons-baby-phat-black-fashion-interview

Oct 11, 2016 ... In 1999, supermodel and clothing designer Kimora Lee Simmons started Baby Phat, a clothing, shoes, and accessory line designed for women and girls at a time when similar brands were geared towards men. It was built alongside Phat Farm, the line owned by her then-husband Russell Simmons, whose ...

www.biography.com/people/kimora-lee-simmons-504534

Feb 16, 2016 ... Kimora Lee Simmons' fashion design career started shortly after marrying Russell. Her husband had begun creating baby clothing from his Phat Farm clothing line. Kimora Lee then took the project on herself, and Baby Phat was created in 1999. She was named creative director and president of the line, ...

www.racked.com/2016/1/11/10737956/hip-hop-brands-fubu-sean-john-rocawear-phat-farm

Jan 11, 2016 ... Somewhere down the line, rappers stopped donning FUBU hats and started looking back to Paris and Milan, to a legacy that was not created with them ... The label, along with Kimora Lee Simmons's line Baby Phat, failed in part thanks to oversaturation in the hip-hop clothing market, but also because the ...

bossip.com/279637/kimora-fired-from-baby-phat-30346

Aug 25, 2010 ... Kimora Lee Simmons was “unceremoniously dumped” from Baby Phat, sources close to the ex-model said of her abrupt exit from the clothing company she founded with ex-husband Russell Simmons. Sources said Simmons is mulling a possible lawsuit against owner Kellwood. “She was blindsided that ...

fashionista.com/2014/12/kimora-lee-simmons-kls

Dec 16, 2014 ... The former model, Baby Phat designer and reality TV star debuts a new collection at a much higher price point. ... But that was just the beginning. ... About 18 months ago, Simmons decided to launch the collection because she says she couldn't find versatile clothing that fit her own lifestyle, going from day ...

www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/phat-fashions-llc-history

1983: Russell Simmons helps found Def Jam Records. 1991: Simmons begins operating on a number of fronts through an umbrella company named Rush Communications. 1992: Phat Fashions is created. 1993: Baby Phat is launched. 1998: Phat Fashions turns to licensing strategy. 2001: Baby Phat does first solo fashion ...

www.nytimes.com/2004/01/09/business/phat-fashions-is-being-sold-to-kellwood-for-140-million.html

Jan 9, 2004 ... Phat Fashions, clothing business co-founded by hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons, will be bought by Kellwood for $140 million, plus performance ... for having the vision to take on his urban design company, which includes Phat Farm (the men's line) and Baby Phat (the women's line, designed by Mr.

www.elle.com/fashion/news/a39309/kimora-lee-simmons-kls-brand

Sep 16, 2016 ... Kimora Lee Simmons Talks Diversity, KLS, and How She's Evolved Since Baby Phat ... And now her latest endeavor is KLS: a line she started after being unable to find refined pieces that carry a woman from day to night. The brand has gained significant traction with celebrities and industry insiders since it ...