South Beach swimwear designer Red Carter — who began crafting swimsuits from his Miami apartment and admitted he still thinks of himself as a “struggling artist” — said he has buxom blonde Jessica Simpson to thank for helping kick his brand into high gear.
“I am so blown away that by working with her it has just enhanced my business and enhanced hers, and she is so great to work with,” said Carter, whose latest swim line debuted at Bass Museum last night during Miami Fashion Week Swim.
“It is like from zero to hero. … Jessica’s collection is just on fire.”
Carter, who collaborated with Simpson to create a swimwear line, said he continues to draw inspiration from pop culture and turns to celeb gossip guru Perez Hilton to keep up on the latest.