And I Wouldn't Change a Thing
Rachel thanks her amazing team -- including Jeremiah -- for making her life incredibly blessed.
At first, the idea of going back to work after Skyler was born was pretty difficult to swallow. Thankfully the transition has been fairly easy, because I get to bring Skyler with me everywhere. I have to say -- it's kind of crazy that all day, despite being at a photoshoot for my own collection, all I could think about was my son. It was seriously bizarre. Of course I love my job and I'm so passionate about my collection, but seriously the whole time all I could think about was being with Skyler. I was constantly wondering where he was, what he was doing, did I hear him crying –- I just needed to see him and to hold him every second. Thank goodness my team was so prepared that the shoot went flawlessly. Mandana nailed it, just as I knew she would. I truly have the most incredible team.
Even though Jeremiah did an incredible job designing my house, I was a little nervous about the store-in-store at Bloomingdale's. This collection is like my second child. I know Jeremiah has a great eye, but I still worried since there was a lot riding on this. This installation would set the tone for how my whole collection would be presented in stores, and the fact that I hadn't seen it before the Bloomingdale's team made me even more nervous. But as usual -- my team inevitably pulled it off beautifully, and the space looked great -- so much so that Bloomindgale's decided to put this installation in eight of their stores around the country. No words.
I had some pretty insane, but amazing first couple of weeks back at work so Rodger and I figured what better way to show our love and appreciation to our incredible team than to host a little family BBQ. We were thrilled to be able to share our new home with everyone. It was a great night -- in fact, kind of surreal. I guess it was the first time I really realized that I have it all -- the most incredible husband, baby family, team, home, thriving business, and clothing line. I am so blessed, I can honestly say there isn't a thing I would change about my life right now!