*Actress and business woman LisaRaye is letting loose her maternal instincts by managing her daughter Kai’s budding career on the fashion runway while launching her own clothing line with PZI Jeans®, called The LisaRaye Collection.
In preparation for the launch this summer, LisaRaye came to Los Angeles to select models with curves to wear her signature white jeans – a brand that will fit the contour of women who have hips and small waists, without the dreaded gapping in the rear. The jeans will be available in sizes 4-18 and lengths short to extra long.
“Women need a jean like this because not all of us are a size 2 or a size 4 or a size 6 and we always have that problem in the waist,” said LisaRaye, who fell in love with the PZI brand from the moment she first tried a pair on. “These jeans FIT! I’m putting on my designer hat and I’m really excited about it!”
Meanwhile, daughter Kai is standing tall as the new face of the latest Apple Bottoms® by Nelly campaign for full-figured women. LisaRaye was by her side during her first photo shoot with celebrity photographer Derek Blanks to provide modeling tips to help her achieve the best shot.
“I’m actually supporting Kai and teaching her at the same time because mommy has been there, done that,” said LisaRaye. “I’m excited that she’s embraced her own curves and who she is. This is not something that I have given her. This is something that she is earning for herself and I’m very proud.”
Photo Credit: Derek Blanks (courtesy of TV One / The FrontPage Firm)
LisaRaye: The Real McCoy airs Thursdays at 9 pm on TV One.
To view a clip of LisaRaye planning her clothing line, please click http://pzijeans.com/lisaraye_tvone.html
To view a clip of LisaRaye managing Kai’s photo shoot, please click http://lisaraye.tvoneonline.com/category/episode6video