The stylist with an A-list client list that includes Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore and Anne Hathaway is also star of her own show The Rachel Zoe Project, designer, author, and as of last year, mother. While on the West Coast to preview her latest collection at Holt Renfrew, Rachel Zoe took our Q&A rapid-fire style.
The in-flight film you hope for: Almost Famous.
The last book you took on holiday: Magazines.
You tend to pack too many…: Everything.
Your idea of travel happiness: With my son and my husband.
Your idea of travel misery: Flight delays with my son.
Your favorite quality in a hotel: A comfortable bed.
What do you appreciate most in a travel partner? Peace.
What is your greatest extravagance while abroad? A presidential suite.
What is your favorite journey to take? South of France, Hotel Du Cap. On the beach with Europeans. It’s so chic. Impossibly chic.
What is your greatest fear abroad? Flying.
Which historical world traveler do you most identify with? Brigitte Bardot. She’s in the French Rivera, the Italian Riviera….
What is the travel habit you most deplore in yourself? Overpacking.
What is the travel habit you most deplore in others? Bad outfits.
In what travel situations do you lie? Customs, of course.
When and where were you last happiest? Yesterday, lying in bed with my son and my husband.
What is your most treasured take-along? My son!
What is your travel motto? Sleep on the plane.
Follow Rachel on Twitter: @rachelzoe