STYLE & BEAUTY
03/26/2014 03:42 pm ET Updated Mar 26, 2014

The Five Celebrities Who've Seamlessly Transitioned From Hollywood To The Fashion World

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Making it as an actor or actress seems a near impossible task. Even more impossible? Finding massive success in Hollywood and transitioning into the world of fashion.

Licensing your name and image to a fashion company is one thing, but designing clothing and running a fashion empire isn't something that comes easily, even for the stars -- sometimes, especially for the stars.

These five celebrities had hugely successful careers in acting, singing or both before fading out of Hollywood and popping up on the runway.

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