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11.16.13

Houston, we have a fashion show
It was another one of those ‘what time zone am I in, and season am I working on?’ weeks  —- as we presented the Spring 2014 collection as part of Houston Fashion Week.   Houston is a vibrant, modern city and the fashion show was like a big party!  Now back to working on Fall 2014 in New York…

Houston, we have a fashion show

It was another one of those ‘what time zone am I in, and season am I working on?’ weeks  —- as we presented the Spring 2014 collection as part of Houston Fashion Week.   Houston is a vibrant, modern city and the fashion show was like a big party!  Now back to working on Fall 2014 in New York…

11.11.13

You Spin Me Round
Elsa Sylvan, the model in our Resort 2013 Film, was amaaaazing! We were all impressed how she was able to balance in high heels while dancing on a small spinning circular platform … Brava Elsa!
See the Film

You Spin Me Round

Elsa Sylvan, the model in our Resort 2013 Film, was amaaaazing! We were all impressed how she was able to balance in high heels while dancing on a small spinning circular platform … Brava Elsa!

See the Film

11.01.13

Street Art
I’m always so inspired by the creativity at street level:  not only street style, but art as well.  New York has been treated to some wonderful new street art via Banksy recently, and last time I was Paris I was lucky enough to run into some works by Phillippe Baudelocque- my favorite street artist.
Phillippe Baudelocque

Street Art

I’m always so inspired by the creativity at street level:  not only street style, but art as well.  New York has been treated to some wonderful new street art via Banksy recently, and last time I was Paris I was lucky enough to run into some works by Phillippe Baudelocque- my favorite street artist.

Phillippe Baudelocque

10.23.13

Glove Love
If you’re on your way to Antwerp, treat yourself to a visit to this specialty store my partner Beth told me about—- Huis A. Boon —- they sell nothing but gloves, they love gloves and know everything about them.  Find out your glove size (I don’t know mine) and try on a variety of the finest styles.  (Driving gloves: what a wonderful thing!)   I love specialty shops such as this —- where the personal service and the passion for the product make it such a treat to shop there.  Definitely want to visit…

Glove Love

If you’re on your way to Antwerp, treat yourself to a visit to this specialty store my partner Beth told me about—- Huis A. Boon —- they sell nothing but gloves, they love gloves and know everything about them.  Find out your glove size (I don’t know mine) and try on a variety of the finest styles.  (Driving gloves: what a wonderful thing!)   I love specialty shops such as this —- where the personal service and the passion for the product make it such a treat to shop there.  Definitely want to visit…

09.25.13

Modern Romance: Black Tie

Paris is my absolute favorite city in the world and a constant source of inspiration for me —- it seems like there is something extraordinary around every corner!  Here are some pictures from my travels to Paris of modern, feminine beauty which caught my eye.   I love the Pyramide du Louvre —- its classic, romantic architecture and clean, sharp details.  I often referenced this while designing the Black Tie Collection, strived to achieve that balance of beauty, grace and romanticism with a modern edge.  

With Black Tie, I designed the silhouettes modern and added details elaborate and intricate—working with fabrics like lace, leather, chiffon and embellishments including tiger’s eye pearls, sequins and nailheads.  It was a dream come true to be able to let go creatively and design some couture-like pieces for the woman with an elevated taste yet who lives in the contemporary world.  I hope you enjoy these pieces and have a fantastic time in them.  xx rt

See the Black Tie Collection

09.08.13

Spring 2014 Runway Show
Combine a mad medley of inspiration including Cecil Beaton photographs from India, Impressionist painting, 90’s rap style, American workwear, floral lithographs; work very hard for many months with a talented, dedicated team; then throw a big party and dress up beautiful girls and invite fabulous friends and play fun music and there you have:  Our Spring 2014 Runway Show, from New York Fashion Week.
See the inspiration, behind the scenes and looks from the Spring 2014 Runway show on the Rebecca Taylor Pinterest.

Spring 2014 Runway Show

Combine a mad medley of inspiration including Cecil Beaton photographs from India, Impressionist painting, 90’s rap style, American workwear, floral lithographs; work very hard for many months with a talented, dedicated team; then throw a big party and dress up beautiful girls and invite fabulous friends and play fun music and there you have:  Our Spring 2014 Runway Show, from New York Fashion Week.

See the inspiration, behind the scenes and looks from the Spring 2014 Runway show on the Rebecca Taylor Pinterest.

06.26.13

With Glittering Eyes: Paris and London

I recently took an inspirational trip to Paris and fell in love with the beauty of the city all over again:  The Musee d’Orsay takes my breath away, there are always exciting new artists to discover in museums (this time I learned of Armand Berton and Francois Petrovich) and found myself always looking up with wonder:  the blue ceiling with gold stars at St. Germain Des Pres, and the beautiful ship chandelier at my favorite shop in Paris, Astier de Villate.  Everytime I go to Paris I find something new, and this time it was this lovely candy store, Meert. 

London always provides a creative spark and this time I went with a purpose … to see the David Bowie Exhibition at the V & A Museum, which raised the bar on museum exhibitions and literally left me breathless, I thought I would faint… the man is a genius! I also managed to shop, of course, and visited one of my favorite stores, Dover Street Market.

05.13.13

Love Interests

Rebecca’s husband, artist Wayne Pate, created the Poppy Tote bag.  His inspiration: “Besides spring the drawing of poppies embodies those little magical moments that life gives you for free. The poppies remind me of one of those in the South of France where there is a endless sea of them everywhere you look.”  He’s obsessed with Paris turn-of-the-century, 20’s and 30’s art scene and Jean Desbordes is his style icon.  Wayne’s instagram is a generous look into his creative mind.

The Poppy Tote is free with a purchase of $350 or more, while supplies last.

Wayne Pate

04.30.13

Sparkle on the Way

I’ve always been a hands-on designer and the more I get my hands on something, the more likely a garment with sparkles will be the final result … I love the technique and craftsmanship behind embellishment and am always inspired working with Vien, our embroidery designer.  Not a detail goes unnoticed in these upcoming collections:  a bodice shines in our Black Tie collection, sparkles are added to a print and chainmail to a tee from Fall 2013.

Fall / Winter 2013

04.01.13

drawing of Rebecca by her 6 year old daughter, Zoe

drawing of Rebecca by her 6 year old daughter, Zoe