Rachel Zoe

Rachel explains why Paris is so inspiring and why the European market is so important.

on Mar 21, 2013

There is no more maj time of year than Paris Fashion Week. The week is the ultimate inspiration for me because so many of my heroes show their latest collections in amazing and unexpected ways -- Marc Jacobs had models coming down escalators in his show for Louis Vuitton, just saying. I also lived for Valentino, Giambattista Valli, and Lanvin. . .beyond everything! Of course, I was lucky enough to stop by to say hello to Nicholas Kirkwood and preview his amazing shoes.

I'm also so personally inspired when I come to Paris to wear all of my most special pieces that I save all year long (hence the "over-packing" that drives Rodger insane). Parisians are so perpetually chic and will dress up just to pick up a baguette, so I loved hearing from Polly King that some of my favorite pieces from my collection were doing so well in Europe.