An avid fan of old Hollywood glamour since childhood, Rachel decided to undertake a new challenge and move to Los Angeles where she could merge the worlds of fashion and Hollywood after working a decade in the fashion world of New York City. Immediately, Rachel made a name for herself amongst celebrities and high profile personalities by singlehandedly bringing the vintage movement into fruition with her devotion to the style eras of the 1960s and 1970s. Determined to make her style accessible to all, Rachel's first tome, Style A to Zoe, hit bookstores in October 2007. It was released in paperback domestically in September 2008, making the very prestigious, New York Times Best Seller List. In September 2008, The Rachel Zoe Project debuted on Bravo and instantly made Rachel Zoe a household name. By welcoming audiences into her world, she provided access into the previously unseen worlds of fashion and jet set lifestyle. After the release of her widely sought after collection of luxury handbags with Judith Leiber in 2006, Rachel proved her success as a designer. In an effort to reach and provide affordable glamour to a broader audience, Rachel launched a collection of jewelry, handbags, scarves, sunglasses and outerwear exclusively sold on QVC. In August 2009, Rachel Zoe Inc. launched The Zoe Report, a free daily newsletter featuring Rachel's favorite obsessions in the ever-evolving worlds of fashion, beauty, and lifestyle.
This year, Rachel is expanding her fashion empire, by launching an eponymous contemporary fashion line. Rachel describes the collection as, "uptown chic and downtown cool infused with Parisian elegance and London street style." The collection includes faux fur pieces, tuxedos, sequined cocktail dresses and 1960s and 1970s-inspired everyday basics.
Rachel Zoe 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.
Rachel currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Rodger Berman, business partner and President of Rachel Zoe, Inc., and their son, Skyler.
Rachel Zoe Facts
|Birth Name||Rachel Zoe Rosenzweig|
|Birthday||September 1, 1971 (49)|
|Birthplace||New York, USA|
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