Phat Farm

   A hip-hop young men's clothing company founded in 1992 by Rap mogul Russell Simmons (1957- ) as a division of his media company, Rush Communications. In 1999, Phat Farm signed an agreement with Aris Industries, Inc., for worldwide licensing rights for its Baby Phat children's line designed by Simmons's ex-wife, former model Kimora Lee Simmons. In 2004, Phat Farm was sold to Kellwood for $140 million and, by 2006, the Phat empire grew to include clothing and accessories for men, women, and children (Phat Farm kids and Baby Phat) and a partnership with Motorola for cell phones. Originally known for its urban fashion appeal, its broken flag logo (political statement), and "American Flava" moniker, the company has expanded into a global American lifestyle brand, with flagship stores located in the United States, Canada, European countries, and the United Arab Emirates.

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  • Phat Farm — is an urban fashion line created by hip hop impresario Russell Simmons, the founder of the Def Jam record label in 1992. The name Phat comes from an acronym of hip hop slang, meaning Pretty Hot And Tempting . [… …   Wikipedia

  • Phat Farm — Dates clés 1992 Fondateurs Russell Simmons Forme juridique Compagnie privée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Phat Farm — ist eine beliebte US amerikanische Modemarke für Street fashion und Hip Hop Clothing. Gegründet wurde sie 1992 von Russell Simmons, der Phat Farm 2004 für 140 Mio. Dollar an das Hip Hop Label Def Jam verkaufte. Außerdem ist er Besitzer der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phat — The term Phat may refer to:*An adjective used in pop culture to express approval. Hence, someone or something that is phat could be entertaining , intelligent , attractive or otherwise to be admired. When the word first surfaced in the 1960s, men …   Wikipedia

  • Baby Phat — Infobox Company | | company name = Baby Phat company company type = Private foundation = 1991 (Phat Farm); 1998 location = East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America key people = Kimora Lee Simmons, creative director industry = Fashion… …   Wikipedia

  • Baby Phat —    Launched in 1999, this sexy junior line was then a division of parent company Phat Fashions. The line is designed by former model Kimora Lee Simmons, ex wife of Russell Simmons, the music artist/producer and former owner of Phat Fashions.… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Russell Simmons — Born October 4, 1957 (1957 10 04) (age 54) Queens, New York, United States Occupation Co founder …   Wikipedia

  • Kimora Lee Simmons — Infobox Celebrity name = Kimora Lee Simmons image caption = birth date = bda|1975|5|4 birth place = St. Louis, Missouri, United States occupation = Model and CEO of Baby PhatKimora Lee Simmons (born Kimora Lee Perkins on May 4, 1975 [ [http://www …   Wikipedia

  • Kimora — Lee Kimora Lee est une manequin actrice américaine née le 4 mai 1975 à Saint Louis (Missouri). Elle a été la femme de Russell Simmons. Ils ont divorcé en 2007. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Vie 3 Carrière …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Russel Simmons — Russell Simmons Russel Simmons Russell Simmons (né le 4 octobre 1957 à New York) est un businessman évoluant dans le milieu du Hip Hop. Il est connu comme étant l un des fondateurs du label de hip hop Def Jam Records …   Wikipédia en Français

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