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Rachel Zoe

Super Stylist, Reality Star & Fashion Designer… Rachel Zoe has the Fashion Industry all sewn up.

With her expressions – ‘I Die’, ‘That’s Bananas’ & ‘Shutting It Down’ – Rachel Zoe is one of the most influential forces in fashion today.

Rachel Zoe Rosenzweig is a celebrity fashion stylist with an immaculate ability to create a ‘red carpet moment’. In September 2008, her reality series, The Rachel Zoe Project, made its debut. The series followed Zoe; her fashion associates, Taylor, Brad and Jordan; along with her husband Rodger – through three turbulent seasons of high fashion drama, delicious styling and a glimpse into the glamorous life of Rachel Zoe. Now the world cannot get enough of this pint-sized fashion dynamo!

About Rachel Zoe  

Having no formal fashion training, Zoe’s hard work and innate fashion flair has seen her style countless celebrities. Her current list of clients includes the highly stylish: Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Garner, Kate Hudson, Demi Moore, Liv Tyler,  Eva Mendes and Anne Hathaway – to name but a few. 

Zoe has collaborated with Judith Leiber on a line of luxury bags; been the face of Samsung’s BlackJack cell phone; and co-wrote, ‘Style A to Zoe: The Art of Fashion, Beauty and Everything Glamour’. Making it to the New York Times Bestsellers List, the book gives styling tips on dressing for all occasions. Zoe is also credited with pioneering the boho chic look, while working with Nicole Richie.

Having just presented her first collection in February; Zoe’s accomplishments and stylish presence in fashions fast lane, shows no signs of slowing down – even with her first child, a boy, due any day.

Her influence has now extended well beyond her high-end client base to women & men around the world – all hoping to add the extra Zoe pizzazz to their world.

Rachel Zoe – Fall 2011

With an undeniable vintage aesthetic, Zoe’s debut collection calls upon her love of 70’s dressing. Sharply cut tuxedos, faux furs & bow-neck silk blouses; the collection took inspiration from many of Zoe’s own delicious vintage finds!

Of the collection she has said: “I’ve been subconsciously building this collection in my mind for a long time. There are a million vintage pieces that have inspired me, and every other designer in the world.”

What do you think of Rachel Zoe’s first collection? xx

 

Photos from style.com & google images

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Emma Watson – The New Face Of Lancome

Emma Watson is officially the new face of Lancôme. The beautiful, fresh faced starlet has been spotted in Paris filming the new campaign with Mario Testino (still from shoot featured far right). Previous ambassadors for Lancôme have included: Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet and Isabella Rossellini. Having previously modelled for Burberry as well as having collaborated with Alberta Ferretti and People Tree on eco-fashion lines; Watson’s diligence, striking beauty and old-world glamour make her perfect for the brand. Lancôme President, Youcef Nabi, has said of Watson:

“Thanks to her charm, romanticism and her incredible modernity, Emma Watson has become the icon of her generation. We are delighted by this new collaboration with Emma who brings a fresh spirit to Lancôme.”

Karl Lagerfeld & Magnum?

Karl Lagerfeld and Rachel Bilson have joined forces for delicious ice-cream brand Magnum. Lagerfeld will direct the new advertising campaign which will star Bilson. Chanel muse and model Baptiste Giabiconi was also spotted on set (pictured right with Lagerfeld). Shooting in Paris, sources say Bilson was wearing a seemingly ‘Black Swan’ inspired look – with her hair pulled back in a tight bun, cream ballet slippers and tiara.

Rachael Zoe’s Chic Maternity Must-Have

Rachael Zoe took to Twitter yesterday with a tweet pic of her new seriously chic diaper bag by Alexander McQueen! Well, Zoe is set to have one seriously chic baby!

Snapping a pic of herself holding the darling bag, Zoe tweeted:

OMG!!! Mqueen diaper bag????? It leaves me speechless!! XoRZ”.

Eva Mendes – The New Face of Angel by
Thierry Mugler

It has been announced Eva Mendes will replace Naomi Watts as the face of iconic perfume Angel by Thierry Mugler. As the previous model and spokeswomen for the brand, Watts has appeared in campaigns since 2008.

Marc Jacobs Lifetime Achievement Award

Marc Jacobs will be awarded the CFDA’s prestigious Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement prize.  Announced in New York on Wednesday, Jacobs is also nominated for the Womenswear Designer of the Year Award. This will be his fourth nomination for this award. The full list of nominees: 

International Designer of the Year – Celine creative director Phoebe Philo
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award –  Marc Jacobs
Fashion Icon of the Year – Lady Gaga
Womenswear Designer of the Year –  The nominees: Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs & Proenza Schouler
Menswear Designer of the Year  – The nominees: Michael Bastian, Patrik Ervell & Simon Spurr
Accessory Designer of the Year – The nominees: Reed Krakoff, Alexander Wang & Proenza Schouler
Swarovski Award for Womenswear – The nominees: Joseph Altuzarra, Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen & Prabal Gurung
Swarovski Award for Menswear – The nominees: Alexander Wang, Phillip Lim & Robert Geller
Swarovski Award for Accessory Design – The nominees: Alejandro Ingelmo, Eddie Borgo, Jason Wu & Pamela Love

Happy Thursday! xx

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A Volcanic Catwalk At Chanel

As many of you may know, Chanel is my fashion true love. It is perfection in the form of a delicate evening gown; immaculately tailored suit or one of the astonishingly beautiful 2.55 quilted handbags. Chanel always surpasses my wildest fashion dreams.

From a giant lion to striking iceberg in previous shows, the Chanel set can be just as intoxicating as the collection itself. However, the Fall 2011/12 show took this to a new high. A volcanic catwalk! Models emerged from the smoke, and walked amongst volcanic rocks. The charcoal toned tweed and darker mood to the collection, were perfectly accentuated by the brooding surrounds. Chanel perfection at its finest! A selection of looks from the Chanel Fall collection are featured below…

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NOT YET CONFIRMED: Galliano’s Dior Replacement

There is still much speculation over who will replace John Galliano at Dior. While Harper’s Bazaar Editor-At-Large Derek Blasberg “confirmed” Riccardo Tisci’s appointment as Creative Director for Christian Dior; it’s still an official “no comment” from the LVMH Group. But Tisci does have Anna Dello Russo’s vote, who said: “I think Riccardo deserves the [Dior] position. He’s becoming a very mature artist. For me, Givenchy was the best show of the season so far.”

Meanwhile, other speculation includes, Alber Elbaz of Lanvin taking the Dior position, while Jason Wu would replace him at Lanvin. Marc Jacobs has taken himself out of the running at the Louis Vuitton show, by saying “No! I haven’t been asked”. Only time will tell who will become the Creative Director for Christian Dior, but I cannot wait to hear!

Kate Moss Smokin’ Hot (Literally!) at Louis Vuitton

When Kate Moss took to the catwalk at Louis Vuitton in Paris under the helm of Marc Jacobs, something dramatic was bound to occur. Moss walked the catwalk with a cigarette in hand, dramatically blowing smoke as she closed the runway. The collection which had themes of fetishism, crimes and scandals, certainly lived up to its concept! There were lots of leather, bustiers and handcuffs swinging off handbags for this collection. Also returning to the Louis Vuitton runway: Naomi Campbell, Amber Valetta and Carolyn Murphy.

McQueen For The Royal-Wedding?

Kate Middleton’s wedding dress designer has had the world’s media in a flurry. Who will the designer be? If current rumours are true, Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen may have the top honour. US Elle magazine’s Creative Director Joe Zee, tweeted: “Kate Middleton, I love you but if you don’t have Sarah Burton design your wedding dress, you’re making a big mistake. HUGE.” The new Fall McQueen collection does look perfect for a Princess! Devine shapes, texture and embroidery make this collection soar like a fairytale coming to life.

Blake Lively For Chanel

Blake Lively’s beautiful Chanel ads are slowly being released to the media. As the face of Chanel’s Mademoiselle Handbag line, Lively looks devine with some of the essential pieces for Spring.

Pregnant Rachel Zoe covers The Hollywood Reporter

Rachel Zoe has graced the cover of the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter. The glowing mum-to-be showed off her baby bump in ‘exquisite fashion’!

Happy Thursday! xx

Photos from grazia.com.au / style.com

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