An unparalleled fixture in the fashion world, Rachel Zoe is a distinguished designer, entrepreneur and stylist, renowned for her effortless take on glamour. Having immersed herself in fashion and design for nearly two decades, Rachel has been heralded as one of the most influential forces working in fashion today. As a Los Angeles-based stylist, her illustrious career has flourished as she has continually proven herself to be an integral part in shaping fashion and the images of Hollywood celebrities. As well as a style expert and authority in the realms of fashion, beauty and lifestyle, Rachel is respected for her comprehensive knowledge of vintage, haute couture and contemporary design. Today, as a designer, she makes her exceptional taste and expertise accessible to her growing audience.
Rachel Zoe rose to fame amongst the celebrity and fashion world through her work as a world renowned stylist, revolutionizing the styling business and inspiring an entire future generation of stylists. Rachel and her team, Rachel Zoe Studio, oversee the public image of many of Hollywood’s A-list for red carpet as well as editorial shoots for major fashion magazines and international advertising campaigns.
In addition to her work as a stylist, in 2007 Rachel authored her first tome, Style A to Zoe, which became an instant hit on the New York Times bestseller list. Very shortly after the success of her book, Rachel debuted The Rachel Zoe Project on Bravo in 2008. The show documented her career as a stylist and burgeoning designer for five seasons and instantly catapulted her from behind-the-scenes stylist to a household name. With over a million viewers domestically and airing in over twenty-one international territories, The Rachel Zoe Project provided access into the previously unseen world of fashion and enabled Rachel to bring its fantasy into the homes of her audience. In March 2014, Rachel published her second book, Living in Style. The book also debuted on the New York Times bestseller list and enhances Rachel’s credibility beyond fashion and beauty into the world of home, entertaining and travel.
In an effort to further expand a direct relationship with her audience, Zoe Media Group (ZMG), a subsidiary of Rachel Zoe, Inc, launched The Zoe Report in 2009. The Zoe Report is a free daily newsletter and online destination by Rachel Zoe and team, featuring everything from runway fashion and beauty trends to lifestyle ideas, styling tips and trend guides. The Zoe Report currently reaches 14 million worldwide.
Recognizing her success as a call to expand her fashion empire, Rachel launched her eponymous contemporary collection in 2011. Drawing on vintage-inspired fabrics, prints and silhouettes, her line is evocative of the European sensibility, which she has come to be known for. The collection offers pieces for the modern and polished woman who is trend-conscious, loves fashion and values the collection’s functional wearability. The collection is comprised of Ready to Wear, Footwear and Jewelry and currently sold in over 300 department and specialty stores around the world.
On the partnership front, Rachel Zoe serves as the brand ambassador for Jockey, the Chief Stylist for ShoeDazzle and is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of the premier blowout salon, DreamDry. She has been on countless “most influential” lists from virtually every domestic and international fashion and financial publication. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious industry awards including The Fashion Group International’s 2006 Fashion Oracle Award, the Accessories Council 2006 Fashion Influencer Ace Award and Hollywood Life Magazine’s 2006 Star Stylist Award. MSN.com also named Rachel one of the “10 Most Influential Women of 2006.” In 2012, Hollywood Reporter recognized Rachel with the “Most Influential Stylist” Award and that same year, Rachel was inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Most recently, Rachel was named “Stylist of The Year” at the 10th Annual Style Awards.