Newsflash: The First Zoe Report Lands, Full Of Rachel Zoe-isms Obviously

August 4, 2009 by SheFindsSusannah
shefinds | Style

Forget coffee.  I woke up this morning with the arrival of The Zoe Report, the very first email newsletter from stylist/publicity hound Rachel Zoe.  GOOP it is not.


Today marks the fashion-and-beauty-focused newsletter’s official launch, and true to form, Zoe went all out, touting a pair of Brian Atwood’s leopard Lola Platform Pumps.  There are three important elements of her writing, which I hope to see more of in the future:

1.  The phrase I DIE, written in reference to the Lola Platform Pumps, which have about seventeen-inch high heels.  It’s funny because Zoe dies of pleasure in reaction to these, whereas I die of fear.  Luckily these pumps are so special they actually aren’t available online anywhere yet (except the black ones, which you can pre-order.)

2.  A made-up word.  Shooties!  Low booties are no longer enough.  The Brian Atwood Lola is a shoe plus bootie, hence a shootie.  Zoe kindly includes the definition for us.

3.  A shout-out to all us plebeians out there.  After her signature (xoRZ, which, frankly, is weird-looking) there is something called “Parallel Universe.”  (This is a universe Rachel Zoe herself would never inhabit.)  Basically, if getting on the pre-order list for the $680 Brian Atwood Lola shooties doesn’t work for you, Zoe, or Zoe’s public relations manager, has provided a pair of Steve Madden alternatives.   They’re kind of meh, so we found our own alternative that is indeed animal-printed:


This cut-out bootie from Betsey Johnson ($200) is elegantly high-heeled, but will leave you slightly less likely to pitch forward into moving traffic than the Brian Atwood pair.

Welcome to the world of shooties, ladies.  I DIE.

For more picks and recommendations, check out our handy boots guide as well as some of our favorite fashion-forward yet affordable shoe options.  Of course, if you’re just looking to score a tan like Rachel Zoe’s, make sure you go about it safely, and without fear of turning orange.



fashion, News, shoes

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...


Drop What You're Doing! Nordstrom Has Outdoor Voices Leggings On Sale For 50% Off Right Now

Nordstrom's Anniversary sale may be starting later this week, ...


This Is The Lightweight, Hands-Free Bag Every Woman Should Be Carrying This Summer

Remember when crossbody bags blew up a few years back? ...


7 Linen Pieces You'll Want To Live In All Season Long

When the forecast is 90 degrees+, the last thing you ...


Psst! You *Need* This $20 Nordstrom Top In Your Summer Wardrobe

It's not every day that you can get clothing ...


This Is The One Dress *Every* Woman Should Own For Special Occasions

One of the things I love most about summer? All ...


This $29 Dress Is Super Flattering On So Many Different Body Types

If there's one thing you can never have too ...


The Perfect Summer Tank Is Only $13 At Nordstrom Right Now

If you mistakenly thought you were prepared for the summer ...


We Found The 8 Best Leopard Print Skirts And You Need To Get Your Hands On One

Here at SheFinds, it is no secret that our editors ...


This Is The One Bag You *Need* For Your Summer Vacation

I'll be the first to admit that I was ...