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Published: Friday Jul 25, 2008 | 05:00 PM EDT

DESIGNING WOMAN

A radiant-in-red Jessica Simpson leaves New York City's Ritz-Carlton hotel Thursday. The newly anointed country singer recently announced that she'll be launching a line of dresses next spring.