Items will be manufactured in China and will be in department stores by late this year or early 2009. Jackson and Schiavi are currently in negotiations with major chains to carry the line; U.S. stores will be revealed in coming months, with releases in Australia, Japan and Europe to follow.
“In order for me to do something I have to be very passionate about it or I won’t give it my all,” she said. “I had so much fun designing this.”
The singer first unveiled plans for the line in June at the Versace men’s wear show in Milan in June, right around the time Jackson and longtime boyfriend, record producer Jermaine Dupri, said they’re planning to start a family after the latest tour ends.
Jackson said the lingerie line is “definitely” a good jumping-off point for future fashion endeavors.
“It’s something for every woman, and I truly do mean that. It makes you feel sexy,” she said.
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