Gwen Stefani

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American singer-songwriter turned fashion designer Gwen Stefani, shot to fame in the 90s as the lead singer of the pop-rock group ‘No Doubt’. The band had plenty of success and still performs together on occasion. In 2004, Stefani decided to take a break from the group and work on her own music, releasing her debut solo album ‘Love. Angel. Music. Baby.’. Selling more than 7 million copies, the album spawned hits like ‘Hollaback Girl’, ‘What You Waiting For’, and ‘Rich Girl’ featuring American rapper Eve. In 2006, ‘The Sweet Escape’ was released, Stefani’s second studio album and final one as of now. It contains popular hits like ‘Wind It Up’, ‘The Sweet Escape’ and ‘Now That You Got It’. The cool and calm mother of two turned fashion designer in 2004 when she launched her own clothing and accessory line called ‘L.A.M.B’. Since its introduction into the fashion world, the line has had much success at fashion shows around world and is worn by various celebrities including Paris Hilton and Nicole Kidman. She later released another fashion line named ‘Harajuku Lovers’. In 2007, she teamed up with Coty Inc. to launch her own fragrance as part of the ‘L.A.M.B’ line. Stefani’s ‘Harajuku Lovers’ line also has its own fragrance line which contains five different scents.