There are major changes in the Zoe Camp as Taylor is fired and Rachel is left to deal with the emotional turmoil left behind. To make matters worse, the team has an important Harpers Bazaar cover shoot with Demi Moore, and all must prove that they can cope without Taylor. Brad is particularly feeling the pressure after his promotion to Style Director. Rodger has assumed the role of President of Rachel Zoe Inc., and now must adjust to working side-by-side with Rachel.
Rachel has four clients going to the Golden Globes - Kate Hudson, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Garner, and a new pregnant client, Paula Patton. Ashley, the new Style Assistant, begins working for team Zoe, but her demeanor is a drastic departure from the force of Taylor. In the middle of Golden Globe madness, actress Molly Sims comes to the studio needing dresses for two events. It's fashion chaos to the max.
Rachel heads to New York City to spend some quality time with Rodger and take pre-Fashion Week meetings, one of which is with singer-songwriter/fashion designer Gwen Stefani. Rachel's plans get turned on their head when Naomi Campbell calls and asks her to style a 92-look runway show for charity that will open New York Fashion Week. Rachel quickly flies in Brad, but coupled with a blizzard, zero prep time, and little experience with an event of this scope, it's a massive undertaking for just the two of them.
Fashion Week begins and Rachel Zoe has two clients presenting awards at the Oscars - Cameron Diaz and Demi Moore. This is Rachel's tenth Oscar Awards and she wants her regular clients to push their boundaries and move out of their comfort zone. It is also Brad's first time at fashion week without Taylor, and the pressure is on as he seeks to prove he can find the perfect dress for Rachel's clients. Rachel and Rodger's anniversary falls during fashion week, but the demands currently on Team Zoe leaves no time for celebrating their 12 years of marriage.
En route to Milan fashion week, Rachel detours to London to see client Kate Hudson. Rodger is enthused that Rachel seems to be relaxing, and begins to believe she is recognizing the importance of a life outside of work. Unfortunately, the reprieve doesn't last. As soon as Rachel arrives in Milan, she finds she has lost an Oscar gown from a New York show, and becomes desperate to find an adequate replacement. Rachel and Brad's fashion mission becomes more and more difficult as they race through the shows in Milan, stressed that they may leave for Los Angeles without ...
Back in Los Angeles, fashion disaster strikes again when the gown that Rachel thought she had secured in Milan for Demi Moore's Oscar moment doesn't fit the bill. Adding fuel to the fire, Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir contacts Team Zoe out of the blue in need of fashion assistance. Styling for an athlete with a penchant for ladies clothes is an entirely foreign experience for Rachel, but Brad seems to be in his element. Will they be able to successfully tone down their flamboyant client and stop him from landing on the worst-dressed list?
A Zoe impersonator arrives to shoot a Web show with the real Rachel, who causes real drama by continually disrespecting hubby Rodger, resulting in a fierce argument between the two. Later, Rodger talks candidly to Brad about his marriage. Meanwhile, Rachel styles a new client, actress-model Beau Garrett, and enlists Brad to work on an ad with Molly Sims.
Rachel arrives in New York City for the annual Met Ball, where she will be styling four of her A-list clients, in addition to attending the gala herself. After the whirlwind trip, she is back in LA filling her scheduling with an increasing list of jobs; including a Bardot inspired shoot for UK magazine, Love. The rest of Team Zoe is more concerned than ever with their leader's inability to slow down. Rodger's mounting frustration with his wife come to a head after a trip to the fertility clinic ... has Rodger finally had enough?
Back in Los Angeles, fashion disaster strikes again when the gown that Rachel thought she had secured in Milan for Demi Moore's Oscar moment doesn't fit the bill. Adding fuel to the fire, Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir contacts Team Zoe out of the blue in need of fashion assistance.