Born on 1st September 1971 in New York, Rachel Zoe is an American wardrobe stylist, known famously for working with magazine editors, advertising agencies, beauty firms, fashion houses and celebrities. She is recognized for being associated with the fashion industry for almost twenty years as a designer and stylist. In addition to this, she is acknowledged for her far-reaching influential personality and for her top-notch clients. Over the years, Zoe has developed her own identifiable style which is appreciated extensively.
She is the daughter of Ron and Leslie Rosenweig, and has a sister named Pamela. Zoe discarded her last name before beginning her career because it sounded too Jewish to her. She was raised in New Jersey and went to Millburn High School. Later on, she studied sociology and psychology from George Washington University and luckily she found the love of her life, Rodger Berman in 1991. The two married each other in 1996 and have two children, Kaius Jagger and Styler Morrison.
Rachel Zoe started off as an editor in order to pursue her dreams. She eventually became one of the most dominant individuals in the industry of fashion. Despite the fact that she is not formally trained in fashion, Zoe works with wealthy and famous personalities belonging to different fields, such as Pauly Shore, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Paula Patton, Eva Mendes, Beau Garett, Molly Sims, Joy Bryant, Liz Tyler, Demi Moore, Debra Messing, Kate Beckinsale, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Garner and Cameron Diaz. Moreover, she has been a stylist for Lindsay Lohan, Mischa Barton, Backstreet Boys, Mario Orejel, Keira Knightley and Brenda Song.
With the help of Nicole Richie, she became the one who pioneered the boho-chic appearance, that consisted of loose shirts and dresses with outsized jewelry along with a lean frame. Her other collaborations include individuals and companies like Judith Leiber, Samsung, Gap, Piperlime, Rose Apodaca, QVC, Lindex and Robin Moraetes.
Furthermore, expecting increasing clients and deals, Zoe thought its best to switch from Magnet to Todd Shemarya Agency. The evidence of her popularity can be seen by tracking her Instagram and Twitter follower.
Apart from this, she did a reality television series, The Rachel Zoe Project, aired in 2008 on Bravo. The program followed professional and personal aspects of life, like her collections and interactions husband cum business partner. In the consecutive four years, more seasons of the show were premiered and covered the changes in her work flow, from the departure and introduction of assistants, Brad’s abandonment and her pregnancy as well as her special projects like DreamDry salon and her book.
In 2009, she founded The Zoe Report, a daily newsletter exposing what she was coveting in worlds of lifestyle, beauty and fashion. This print project garnered quick popularity with more than 350,000 readers and surpassed 70,000 fans on Facebook as of the first month of 2014. Seeing the initial success, she launched another paper focused on beauty, entitled Zoe Beautiful.
Rachel Zoe introduced her debut collection of contemporary handbags, footwear and accessories in 2011 influenced by the style of 60s and 70s. The merchandize is available in over 270 shops including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Holt Renfrew. In 2012, she expanded her line to making jewelry and winter adornments that are not only of premium quality, but price as well. As of Feb, 2014, her Facebook page has more than 763K likes.