Cast Blog: #RACHELZOE

Gay Paree!

Am I the Rachel Zoe I Want to Be?

All of Team Zoe's Children

Everyone Wants to Know Where Baby 2 Is?

I Don't Have Man Boobs

Learning to Love the Spotlight

Rachel as "Talent"

A Home for Rachel's Winter Clothes

Where Rachel and I Differ

Pushing Myself Creatively

The Most Maj Time of the Year

Rachel and Rodger Are So Normal

Rodger Plays the Bad Guy

Rachel Zoe's Maxi-mum Glam

Rodger Fights the Press

It Doesn't Get More Maj Than Fashion Week

Rock Your Walls

That Signature RZ Look

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Enter Salamiman

To the Next Chapter

And I Wouldn't Change a Thing

Filming A Colonoscopy

We Are Family

The Waiting Game

Sky is Everything

The Key to Change

The Snake Who Swallowed a Basketball

First-Time Father Jitters

Isn't It Ironic

On Call

Slit or Miss

It Doesn't Suck

Typhoid Mary Contagions the Oscars

Raidin' the Refrigerator

Knocking It Out of the Park

Couture Can Cure

Who Needs Sleep

Options, Options, Options

Under Arrest

The Rachel Zoe Saga: Breaking Dawn

Bring on Fatherhood

Gay Paree!

Brad talks Paris Fashion Week, vintage shopping with Rachel, and handling a crisis back home.

 

Paris is one of my favorite cities, but Paris during Fashion Week is EVERYTHING! For the entire time we were there, I could not believe what I was seeing. I knew it was going to be an experience I would remember for the rest of my life. Just being in Paris with Rachel was amazing, but having the opportunity to go to see the shows with her was incredible. That week we saw Stella McCartney, YSL, Giambattista Valli, John Galliano, Ungaro, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Miu Miu and of course Chanel. Each show you walk into has its own ambience - it's very theatrical. At Ungaro the room was pink and had chandeliers hung all over the runway, Galliano was at an abandoned warehouse outside of the city center. It was freezing cold and dark and then the show started and this green tunnel of light appeared and snow began to fall. It was incredible! Then there are the clothes - Stella featured a lot of lace, Chanel had amazing knits (leg warmers, arm warmers, bodysuits) and jade jewelry, Louis Vuitton had lace, frills, ruffles and brocade thigh highs!

Rachel and I had the most amazing time together. She showed me the value of shopping vintage and we did a little damage together at Didier Ludot. We were in there for almost three hours pouring over everything. That shop is a goldmine and Didier is one of the sweetest men I have ever met and his dogs were sooo cute. They made me miss Jasper! I walked out of there with a vintage cream leather Dior trench. I love it. We also went to Scarlet, which is a vintage store that specializes in vintage Hermes and Chanel, and I bought an amazing Chanel briefcase from the early 1990s. Rachel also found a gift for Taylor here - a vintage red crocodile Hermes cuff. Between our shopping excursions, shows, fantastic dinners and a little dancing, it was a trip I will never forget and I am so glad to have been there with her.

 

 

I knew that this trip was not going to be drama free. We were doing a big ad job and the clients were not happy with the selections we had sent them. What you don't see on this episode is that I was spending most of my nights into the wee hours sending images of dresses that fit the description of what they were looking for, but with every batch I sent they wanted to see more. Then the selection of dresses we had in LA turned out not to be in the direction they wanted to go in, so we needed to get more. Luckily Erin Featherston was in NY with her entire collection and I went to her suite to pull the perfect party dresses. She really helped save the day. In the US, Taylor was also getting more options. What actually ended up happening is while Taylor hustled dresses, I had a seamstress make sketches of dresses that fit the criteria of the client, they were sent to the client, approved, fabric swatches selected and approved and then the dresses were made and ultimately used in the campaign. Conflict - resolution! It was a major international team effort ... that's for sure.

I felt really bad that Taylor wasn't with us in Paris because literally the entire team (including Marisa and Joey) had been uprooted to Paris. I am still super grateful to her for letting me go in her place. There was definitely a void without her there - she would've had fun ... in her way. We were really looking forward to spending the time together outside of our spots at the glass table in the studio.

All of Team Zoe's Children

Rodger reflects on this season, on how Skyler has changed Rachel, and how Skyler should dress.

When it comes to Skyler's wardrobe, Rachel and I have very different opinions on how he should dress. Or how both of us men should dress for that matter! What can I say -- I think I look pretty irresistible in a tank top and a trucker hat.

Seeing Rachel's face when I brought Sky home with his new clothes was priceless. I know she didn't want to admit it, but he looked so cute in his Grateful Dead t-shirt. I want Sky to look like a tough little boy, how is he going to do that in a cashmere onesie?

I can't believe this season is over already! Over the past five years everyone has been able to see Rachel and I evolve in all aspects of our lives. From business to family, it seems our entire world is miles away from where we started. This past season in particular felt very different from the rest. Having a baby has really changed Rachel and I, both separately as well as a couple. Everything has so much more purpose now, more meaning. Even in business, the stakes are raised because we now have someone else depending on us. In addition to all of our work "kids." It’s been such a great ride, I can't wait for everyone to see all of the amazing things Team Zoe has in store!

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