The soul songstress best known for her dance floor hit Lady Marmalade is coming out with a line of wigs for the hair company Essentially Yours called the Patti LaBelle Collection.
And LaBelle says the fake dos were a long time coming.
She says, People would ask for me for years, Patti, where can I get hair like yours? and Why dont you start a wig line? Theyve been waiting for years for Patti to say yes, and she finally did.
LaBelle, who designed the human and synthetic hair wigs herself, modeled them after her signature hairstyles from the past, and says they are a cut above weaves and extensions because, in her own words, you can just throw it on and go.
But one person who doesnt need the fake locks is LaBelles good friend, daytime dynamo Oprah Winfrey.
LaBelle says, Oprah doesnt need my wigs. She has beautiful hair.
LaBelles wig collection comes out in February.
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