No one is aware of their method round a pink carpet like Rachel Zoe.
The stylist, 47, virtually invented the massive enterprise of styling celebrities, and have become a family title herself by starring in a Bravo actuality sequence, “The Rachel Zoe Undertaking,” and dressing stars like Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson.
And though she’s now primarily centered on designing her eponymous style line, working a digital media firm and elevating her two sons, Zoe nonetheless appears to be like ahead to awards season like no different.
Her greatest suggestion for any stars dressing for the Emmys, Academy Awards or some other main pink carpet this season? Stand out.
“I really feel like folks have been extra minimal lately, and awards season is such a second in popular culture. It needs to be all about pure diamonds and full-on glamour,” Zoe advised Web page Six Model.
Meaning colour and bling. “I hope that as a result of black was the predominant colour final yr [in solidarity with the Time’s Up movement], that this yr we see a return to metallics and jewel-toned robes and over-the-top jewellery,” she continued. “I might like to see a contemporary tackle outdated Hollywood glamour with high fashion and extraordinary diamonds.”
As for males, there’s no cause to go for a boring black or blue swimsuit. As a substitute, Zoe hopes nominees like Bradley Cooper, Rami Malek and Timothée Chalamet amp up their appears to be like. “I really like when males take larger pink carpet dangers! Taking part in with material, texture and colour is nice method to play on a traditional black tuxedo,” she stated.
Zoe additionally prescribed extra equipment for each women and men. “A pair of smooth diamond cufflinks or a watch can actually make a glance distinctive and particular,” she stated. “I imagine males ought to shine and sparkle like an actual and uncommon diamond.”
In truth, when Zoe attire a nominee, she typically begins with the jewellery. “I believe it’s essential to think about when dressing a nominee that it is a monumental event for them,” she defined. “I like to start the method with assertion jewellery and construct a go searching it. There’s nothing extra genuine than billion-year-old diamonds for main pink carpet moments.”
She counts archival diamond necklaces and chokers, in addition to shoulder-length chandelier earrings, as a number of the most jaw-dropping jewels she’s had to select from up to now. “As a stylist, it’s essential that I discover out what the consumer feels most snug in and attempt to push them a bit outdoors of their consolation zone.”
Certainly one of Zoe’s proudest moments was a uncommon strike of synergy between standout jewellery and a show-stopping robe. Jennifer Lawrence infamously fell whereas sporting pink Christian Dior Haute Couture on the 2013 Oscars whereas accepting the Finest Actress Award for “Silver Linings Playbook,” however it was the equipment that actually helped her strapless mermaid-style gown come to life.
“The gown was so excellent and chic, and the look actually got here to life once we paired it with diamond pendant earrings and a fragile lengthy diamond chain necklace that floated down the again of the gown,” Zoe stated when requested about her favourite look from the previous 5 years.
As for stars’ worry of winding up on a worst-dressed listing? “I actually dislike the entire ‘worst-dressed’ topic,” Zoe stated. “I believe it’s so a lot about sustaining private fashion and feeling like your most lovely and assured self. You possibly can’t please everybody, and I’ve at all times maintained the mantra that you simply gown for your self, not for others.”