Perhaps I’m the exception.
David Wolfe, creative director of the Donegar Group, a New York-based trend forecasting company, said he feels that the proliferation of celebrity designer lines is a result of a lack of clear direction in fashion.
"Because there are so many trends, so many looks and everything seems to be ‘in,’ the average shopper is confused. Therefore, it helps her to identify with a celeb’s style and thus helps the shopper sort through the masses of merchandise available everywhere today,” he said.
It will be interesting to see whether enough people identify with Michael Jackson’s style to keep him in the fashion game.