Celebrity fashion stylists have become more than just dressers. Thanks to leaders in the industry like Rachel Zoe, styling has become an empire.
“Style is what one creates… glamour is a state of mind” – Rachel Zoe.
Celebrity Fashion Stylists
A stylist is more than just a person that dresses someone else. A true fashion stylist has to become a part of the industry learning the ins and outs of haute couture, street style and possess a natural flair for within styling.
To become a successful name within the celebrity styling circuit they need to not only style A-list names but also branch out and create an aura around themselves. Turning their name into a brand is essential in becoming more than just a celebrity dresser.
Styling, book deals, TV endorsements, the full glare of the media spotlight, and intense hard work is how one woman went about making her name into an empire…
Raised in New Jersey Rachel Zoe Rosenzweig studied psychology and sociology at George Washington University before moving to New York City. It was there she decided to take on the fashion world, based on her passion for designer treasures, she began working as a fashion assistant at a magazine and soon got promoted to senior fashion editor. Soon after she realized her natural talent for styling and began working directly with celebrities creating their fashion image as seen by the outside world.
As her styling work progressed Rachel decided to relocate again to Los Angeles where Hollywood royalty was calling!
Hollywood Celebrity Stylists
Rachel Zoe etched out her name in the media spotlight in early 2005 by bringing back the colorful fun era of the 60’s and 70’s styling celebrities such as Nicole Richie, Lindsey Lohan, Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler, and Anne Hathaway.
By bringing together her passion and knowledge of haute couture and personal style she became the go-to stylist for Hollywood elite.
Celebrities are not the only ones thanking her for getting them positive media coverage; designers love her even more for showcasing their designs on the red carpet. It is a well known fact designers across the world send Rachel Zoe thank you flowers and gifts after award shows as a way to highlight her achievements.
Working with elite designers and celebrities is not all Rachel Zoe is about, she spots trends before most of her counterparts and highlights new names and brands proving her fashion worth.
“When you’re a creative person your brain is constantly moving. What is beautiful? What gets you going? I have a 99 percent accuracy rate on my gut” says Rachel Zoe.
Today the Rachel Zoe, Inc empire consists of styling work, book deals, reality TV shows, consulting work for fashion brands, designing apparel, accessory and lifestyle collections as well as an online social media presence.
Her work within the fashion industry has been documented, criticized and awarded. Whichever way you look at Rachel Zoe one thing remains clear, she works hard and gets the job done!