Rachel Roy is a fashion designer whose collection embodies an effortless, elegant lifestyle that takes a woman from day to night. She creates iconic pieces that become the cornerstones of a woman's wardrobe.
Roy grew up immersed in issues of Vogue. After college, she moved to New York City and began styling magazine shoots. In the Spring of 2005, her Rachel Roy New York collection debuted. She is a member of the CFDA and has been recognized by the Accessories Council with an ACE Award for best brand launch and also by Mattel's 10 Women to Watch. Roy has also been recognized by Vanity Fair's Best Dressed List, AdWeek Media and the LaJolla Fashion Film Festival.
Meet Rachel Roy
Interests: Helping to extend the best quality of life through fashion, arts, design, spirituality.
Background: Indian and Dutch raised in Northern California.
Favorite meal: All food-especially fusion!
Recent purchase: Jo Malone Extra Large candle for home office showroom; my rule is candlelight only after 6pm in the house.
Hidden talent: Making people laugh.
Book/film recommendation: The documentary "I am."
Restaurant recommendation (can be anywhere in the world): ABC Kitchen- between the food the décor the drinks...heaven.
If I had $20, I'd...Invest in happiness.
Transformative travel experience: Africa...Ghana to the orphanage I work on with the Missoni family.
Favorite neighborhood (can be anywhere in the world): Where ever my children are.
Dream holiday: The sea, sand, sun, isolation, with children and someone I can learn from..a lot of books, love laughing food and drink.
If I could solve one problem, it would be: Anxiety.
I wish people cared more about: Kindness.
Recent aha! moment: Sticking to what I know!
The world would be a better place if...We all truly believed we are all connected.