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Kimora Lee Simmons On Baby Phat Beauty, Voter Suppression, and Kamala Harris

When I hop on the phone with businesswoman and cultural icon Kimora Lee Simmons to discuss her new beauty line, she surprises me with the first question. “How do I say your last name?” she asks, before pronouncing it perfectly.

Simmons has done this for over 20 years: Make women of color feel seen and heard. Since Baby Phat’s launch in 1999, Simmons has celebrated diversity and body positivity, long before 15 percent pledges and black squares on Instagram.

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Her newest venture, Baby Phat Beauty, is an extension of the brand’s 2019 re-launch, but Simmons is no stranger to the beauty industry. “If people remember, we had a very big beauty business in fragrance—the Golden Goddess, Seductive Goddess, Fabulosity, Dare Me, Love Me. I also had KLS cosmetics,” she says. “It’s not something that we’re new to, and it just seemed like a great

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Taylor Swift Wears “Voter” Necklace Endorsing Joe Biden

Taylor Swift is making her 2020 presidential endorsement in the most Taylor way possible: with a plateful of incredibly decorated cookies and some dainty jewelry. The Folklore singer recently opened up to V magazine about her intentions to vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and on Oct. 7, she shared her plans for the evening’s debate between the California senator and Mike Pence.

“Gonna be watching and supporting @kamalaharris by yelling at the tv a lot,” she captioned her photo. “And I also have custom cookies.” Over the last few years, Taylor has become more vocal about the importance of participating in elections. She told V, “I will proudly vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in this year’s presidential election. Under their leadership, I believe America has a chance to start the healing process it so desperately needs.”

To echo that sentiment, Taylor let her accessories send

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