Curvy Rapper Nicki Minaj, expanded her music career into fashion when on Tuesday she officially launched her own clothing line for fashion giant KMART.
When asked, she said although she doesn’t have any formal training in fashion designing, but she insists that it’s not about being a designer.'
The 30-year-old rapper says her intention is simply to make clothes that she would love to wear. She said she 'went through a billion different ideas' with designers in a bid to create something that would 'take Kmart to another level and make girls like me, feel like we can shop here.'
She also made reference to a Beyonce song, saying the clothes are for girls who want 'grown and sexy stuff. . . You know, these 21 and 22 [year-olds], they want to go to the club and wear them freakum dresses.'
Continue to see pictures of her kmart Collection
The line for Kmart and shopyourway.com has Miss Minaj's personal style written all over it.
The launch of her own clothing line for Kmart sees her joining the likes of Selena Gomez, Adam Levine and Sofia Vergara, who have also designed for the retail giant.
In a sneak peek video released in June, the Starships singer said of the line: 'I'm doing this for women in general to feel beautiful and sexy. Any woman can wear it and feel confident.'
Miss Minaj has also collaborated with MAC makeup to release a limited edition lipstick and she also has two of her own fragrances distributed by Macy's and Elizabeth Arden.
A range of yellows, blues and pinks make up the color scheme for the fall collection.
Miss Minaj, who models a number of outfits herself on the Kmart website, says Chanel, Versace and Herve Leger were among her inspirations.
Prices range from $3.99 for a studded bracelet to $37.99 for a light wash, denim jacket.