Who better to share her thoughts on best-dressed Hollywood beauties than star stylist Rachel Zoe, who perhaps single-handedly coined one of our favorite phrases from the early 2000s with “I die!” Dishing on her latest kid-friendly collaboration, the 44-year-old mother of two opened up about the leading ladies that never fail to win over her designer-clad heart.
“I have a girl crush on Blake Lively. I really do. I love her,” she told InStyle. We do too, especially considering the star delivered plenty of Cinderella-like fairy tale moments at the Cannes Film Festival last month. But what is it about Lively that separates her from other style stars? “There’s so many women I love, but it’s not just a beautiful girl, it’s girls that I love that represent something really wonderful. Blake is strong, healthy, smiling. She’s always on that carpet like, ‘I’m here, I’m smiling, I’m happy, I threw my hair in a ponytail, I’m giving you a full princess moment.’ She’s so beautiful pregnant. I love her.”
Lively isn’t the only star on Zoe’s radar. In fact, she also thinks top models are winning the red carpet game. “I love a lot of the super girls right now. Kendall Jenner is killing me right now. She always looks, she has this like Ali MacGraw quality about her and, again, someone who throws her hair in a messy topknot and throws on a couture gown and runs onto the carpet like, ‘OK, I’ll be right back, I just gotta go walk this carpet and then I’ll be back, I’ll meet you at dinner,’” she joked.
“She’s really killing it. [And] Bella Hadid. I just think these girls are sort of owning it and there’s a reason that you want to look at them all the time. There’s a confidence they’re exuding and it’s not an arrogance. It’s like a, ‘Yes! I’m pretty but I’m strong, I support people, I support my friends, I have a cause, I have a purpose.”