Rachel Zoe follows a long line of celebrity stylists who have parlayed their tastemaker status (and access to celebrities) into clothing and accessories brands. Here are some of the other celebrity stylists and their brands:
Newbark: L.A.-based stylist sisters Maryam and Marjan Malakpour introduced their line of comfy slipper shoes in 2009, and recently added handbags, including the fab Lauren crossbody style for fall, already spotted on
. At Net-a-porter.com and Maxfield.
Westward by Emily Current and Meritt Elliott for Kate Spade: After the success of their Current/Elliott denim line, which singlehandedly brought boyfriend jeans back into style in 2009, the stylists are launching a collection of handbags for Kate Spade that's anything but preppy. Available in August at KateSpade.com.
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Fashion stylists: A July 17 Image section article on stylists who have become fashion designers said the fashion line Simone Camille is designed by Simone Camille. The designer's full name is Simone Camille Harouche. —
: Go-to red carpet stylist for some of Hollywood's most glamorous stars (
's main squeeze, Scott already had a built-in client roster when she launched her "fiercely feminine" runway collection in 2008. Since then, her body-sculpting designs have turned up regularly at premieres and award shows, and she's branched into handbags. At Barneys and Maxfield.
ALC: Rock 'n' roll stylist Andrea Lieberman (she's worked with
, among many others), rolled out her clothing line in 2009. And with simple, chic pieces such as a nautical-striped maxi-dress and a lace hoodie, it's become a mainstay in contemporary departments at stores such as Barneys and Nordstrom.
: Stylist-designer Victoria Bartlett's line VPL — a.k.a. visible panty line — debuted in 2003 with the tagline, "underwear, outerwear, anywhere." The collection focuses on layering pieces but also includes handbags, shoes, jewelry and outerwear. At VPLNYC.com.
are fans of stylist Simone Camille's handcrafted boho handbags. With colorful embroidery and jingling coins, they are made from vintage tribal costumes, choli dresses and wall hangings from India, Nepal and other faraway places. At Ron Herman and Roseark.
Holmes & Yang: Actress
and stylist Jeanne Yang started their line of simple suits and separates in 2009, after Holmes couldn't find the perfect white shirt. At Barneys.
Cardigan by Kate Young: Former Vogue assistant-turned-runway, editorial and red carpet stylist (for
, among others), Young designed a capsule collection of cropped merino sweatshirts and sweatpants for Lynne Hiriak's Cardigan knitwear line. The two met while working for
. (Young was styling and Hiriak was designing.) At CardiganNewYork.com.
Logo for QVC: A veteran stylist, and currently editor at large for W magazine, Lori Goldstein launched her Logo line for QVC in 2009 with oversized cardigans, leggings and motorcycle jackets. At QVC.com.
Lisa Marie Fernandez: The
- and London-based stylist introduced her self-named swimwear line this spring, with color-blocked scuba-inspired pieces named after her stylish friends, including Lauren Santo Domingo and Leigh Lezark. At LisaMarieFernandez.com.
Coulter design all the jewelry sold through their members-only shopping site JewelMint.com. Each piece is $29.99, and recommendations are given to shoppers based on quizzes that determine their style profiles.