Rachel Zoe is under pressure to find the consummate red carpet gown for actress Joy Bryant. Rachel's styling associate and right-hand woman, Taylor, has doubts about the newly hired, over-eager assistant, Brad.
Award season has arrived, and Rachel Zoe has 3 days to find the perfect dress for Emmy-Award-winning actress, Debra Messing to wear to the highly anticipated Screen Actors Guild Awards.Her new assistant Brad is put to the test when Taylor calls in sick on award day.
It is Rachel's favorite time of year - Fashion Week! The entire Zoe Camp heads to New York where Rachel visits her good friend, designer Marc Jacobs and views the runaway collections of Michael Kors and Donna Karan at Bryant Park. The schedule is grueling as Rachel runs from fashion show to design party, leaving no time to spend with Rodger.
Rachel Zoe and her team are in New York for Fashion Week where they meet up with Diane Von Furstenberg and Oscar De La Renta. Rachel handles the stressful time by going on an extravagant shopping spree, while Brad has to prove he can handle working on his own when a scheduling mishap sends Taylor back to L.A.
In the midst of Oscar madness Rachel Zoe is hit with a family emergency. The main event is only a week away, and she is faced with the decision to stay in Los Angeles and work, or to attend her uncle's funeral.
The Oscars have arrived and the Zoe camp is in full award mode. Tension grows between Taylor and Brad as the team labors to create the picture perfect "red carpet moment" for 5 of Rachel's A-list clients. The pressure proves too much for Brad to handle.