Preview: Rachel Zoe S/S 12

Celebrity stylist-turned-designer Rachel Zoe introduced her first spring/summer footwear collection for 2012.  The petite glamour-mom is very much as hands-on as she is with everything she does including designing silhouettes, choosing materials and colors — and makes all final decisions on the styles that end up in the final collection.  Stylesight’s footwear team stopped by the Rachel Zoe booth at recent shoe show FN Platform in Las Vegas to view the S/S 12 offerings and her shoes are everything you would expect.  Towering retro platform wedges and super high heels in vibrant suedes and luxe exotic skins rounded out a well balanced collection that also included classic ballet flats and beautifully crafted flat sandals — reflecting her boho-chic lifestyle and addressing the needs of any fabulous busy fashion mommy on the go.  The S/S 12 collection is expected to hit stores in February 2012 at major retailers.  Be sure to check out her current F/W 11 collection at shopbop.com, Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale’s.  Suggested retails range from $295 to $495.  -Monique Umeh

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