12 Surprising Celebs Who Double as Designers

By: Kristin Koch / February 5, 2013

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They make you laugh; they make you cry; they make you dance — but what they really want is to make your clothes.

From performers who proved they had a knack for design to the reality stars who have parlayed their fame into fashion  gigs, more and more celebrities are offering their fans the chance to dress just like them with fashion collaborations and collections.

From the reality stars looking to build on their of-the-moment status to the stylish stars who caught the eye of brands looking to cash in on their fashionable following, we’ve rounded up the surprising celebs that couldn’t resist the design itch.

There are the usual suspects — reality stars looking to build on their newfound fame — as well as some famous faces that might surprise you. Hint: Which Rushmore star now designs glasses inspired by his uncle? How about the ’90s grunge queen who went from the worst-dressed list to dressing others? Oh, and can you guess the Twilight star who is designing a line of hoodies?

Take a look at the famous faces who shocked fans and fashionistas alike when they flexed their fashion muscles.

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