Sep 7, 2012

Rachel Zoe-Update…

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

You know her..you love her!

 There’s  been allot of buzz about out favorite petite stylist-Rachel Zoe.  In the last few weeks stories have been circulating  that her Bravo show is cancelled and her clothing line kah-put. Rachel Zoe didn’t get to be where she is without some savvy business sense and some great styling. Rachel remained mum on all the rumors and whah-lah..just like a fairytale ending- all is well in Zoeland. Her Bravo show has in fact been picked up and her clothing line is branching out to include jewelry and eventually home goods. I recently spotted this wonderful interview (online-via Lucky Magazine) and thought that you might enjoy reading it as much as I did.) Bottom line Rachel Zoe is not only a good business woman but something rare in the industry..Nice! 

 

Rachel Zoe shared her style and career advice at the FABB Conference this week and originally reported by Allison Syrett-posted on Lucky Magazine online:

On being confident, but not overly so: “The minute you start to feel it’s easy, you start to slip a little.” 

 On why she loves social media: “There is no better way to communicate with the world than through social media.” 

When her next book is coming out: “Sometime in 2013. I’m aiming for spring, but that could mean summer.” 

On all the (false!) rumors that her brand is failing and her show is getting cancelled: “At the end of the day, you hope that journalists fact-check. I’ve learned to take the high road.”

 On her style as a designer: “I’ve always, always drawn inspiration from my icons—Bardot, Ali MacGraw, Jane Birkin, Diane von Furstenberg. I basically design for the person that I dream to be. I want the pieces to be wearable, sophisticated and classic.” 

 On bringing her son to her mostly-female office: “It’s important that my son is surrounded by 30 women every day.”

 The inspiration for her S/S 2013 collection: “If Mick Jagger was a women in the late ’60s.” 

 Her interpretation of glamour: “I want it to be easy—effortless and easy.” 

Her styling tip for wearing winter coats: “Put your heavy coat on your shoulders, it looks kind of gangster-cool.” 

Her advice for succeeding with a clear conscious: “Always be nice to people. Don’t step on people to get where you want to in this business.” 

 On motherhood: “It’s the most grounding thing that will ever happen to you. Things that use to be like, five-alarm fires don’t even make me blink.”

 

 

 

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Aug 14, 2012

Two Words-Shoe Storage…

Posted By: Terri
Category: Closet Organization

Image courtesy of Lucky Magazine

There are oodles of ways to store our beloved shoes:box -um, stack -um,pack- um or display them..

Here are just a few  suggestions to keep your heels happily harbored.

Tamara Mellon  (co-founder of Jimmy Choo)

“Sitting pretty” with her shoes

 

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