jessicasimpson_newswimwearrange.jpg2009 hasn't exactly been Jessica Simpson's year, but nevertheless the diva/actress is forging ahead with her expanding brand. And while swimwear may be the furtherest thing from our minds right now in these chilly conditions, you may be interested to learn that Jess has a new swimwear range ready to launch.

Described as "flirty and fun", her new collection is in conjunction with designer, Red Carter, and is inspired by Jess's favourite holiday locations. Each separate retails for $40-$50 each and $80-$100 for a suit.