Kimora Lee Simmons'
self-help book for women, Fabulosity: What It Is and How to Get It, hits
The 272-page book
contains 16 laws of success, as well as personal tips and empowering stories
to help women from all walks of life succeed.
and creative director of Baby Phat, said she aims to show women how to combine
glamour with professionalism, business ambition, confidence and values in the
empowering new book.
this book to hopefully inspire other women to tap into their own fabulosity,"
Simmons told AllHipHop.com. "I believe all women owe it to themselves to
be sexy, strong, independent thinkers."
A former runway
model, Simmons was born in St. Louis to a Black father and a Japanese-Korean
mother. At age 13, she became a muse for Chanel's Karl Lagerfeld collection.
helped her husband, Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons, launch the Baby Phat women's
clothing line, a division of Phat Farm, which Russell launched in 1992.
In January 2004,
Russell sold Phat Fashions, which housed the Phat Farm and Baby Phat brands,
to clothing company Kellwood for $140 million.