“I’m a mom now, I’ve grown up,” said Rachel Zoe, referring to her polished fall collection that she showed last week by appointment. Inspired by Mod-era Paris and London, her starting point was a black-and-white checked wool pantsuit with suspenders. From there, Zoe worked dark metallic tweeds, fur-trimmed bouclé, brocades, sequins and velvet into jackets, skirts and shift dresses and showed chunky knits and plaid bottoms for day.
Zoe also featured some non-leather takes on the biker jacket, redoing them in tweed and sequins. “As a stylist, I dress my clients and myself in a certain way, but as a designer I want to dress the women I’m surrounded by every day,” Zoe said. “They’re not wearing gowns with trains.”
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"