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"'In the beginning I had everybody telling me, "No, don’t do it,"' recalled Smith. 'I was doing a miniseries. I was under contract at Max Factor, and I said no to Kmart. But they said just take a meeting, and I liked the line of clothes I saw there—Hunter’s Glen. It was collegiate, classic. There were 100 percent cotton shirts and prices I couldn’t believe. Did I shop Kmart for clothing? No, I didn’t. But I loved that I could be totally involved in the hangtags, the buttons, the commercials and with the designers. Something in my head said ‘Yes.’ I was adventurous. I went against Max Factor. They could have dropped the contract, which they didn’t do.'" [WWD]