Is there something extra thrilling than an rising Hollywood vogue icon? Enter Rachel Zegler. Whereas selling the most recent within the Starvation Video games movie sequence, up-and-comer Rachel Zegler is proving she will be able to play the a part of an A-lister in the case of crimson carpet model.
To attend the European premiere of The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes on November 5 in Berlin, Zegler wore a fiery Alexander McQueen robe from the designer’s Fall 2023 assortment that screamed “girl on fire.” Between its distinctive neckline and the way its black mermaid silhouette seamlessly transitioned right into a crimson orchid sample harking back to flames, it was immediately clear to any OG Starvation Video games fan that Zegler was paying homage to the sequence’ unique heroine Katniss Everdeen, famously dropped at life by Jennifer Lawrence.
There are two significantly memorable scenes in each the primary and second Starvation Video games movies whereby Katniss dons robes that remodel right into a flurry of flames alongside the hemline as she spins. These clothes, and their respective fiery spectacles, symbolize the District 12 tribute’s intense, combating spirit whereas establishing her as a power to be reckoned with each out and in of the world.
And, though The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is definitely a prequel to the unique movies, it’s clear that Zegler was honouring Katniss (and her main woman predecessor, Lawrence), whereas additionally drawing parallels between her Songbirds character, Lucy Grey Baird, and the movies’ former heroine together with her crimson carpet look.
Although her daring premiere outfit caught the eye of each previous and new Starvation Video games followers, it’s not the one film star model second we’ve seen from Zegler these days. With the assistance of stylist Sarah Slutsky Tooley, the 22-year-old has been noticed in a wide range of elevated seems to be whereas selling the movie, which acquired an interim settlement from SAG-AFTRA that has allowed its stars to promote the film amidst the continued Hollywood strike.
Except for her flame-inspired McQueen robe, Zegler has been seen in different crimson carpet takes on technique dressing. Whereas selling the movie in New York Metropolis, Zegler donned a Dior outfit that included an asymmetrical, one-shoulder white shirt, in addition to a textured ombré yellow skirt stuffed with intricate ruffles. This look was little doubt an ode to Lucy’s eye-catching tulle skirted rainbow gown from the brand new movie, which is without doubt one of the character’s most recognizable outfits.
In relation to her different press tour seems to be, Zegler additionally seems to be leaning into the quiet luxurious aesthetic — and taking refined styling cues from none aside from Jennifer Lawrence whose latest model makeover has been turning heads. Assume: monochromatic outfits, timeless staples in elevated materials, and funky tailoring from logo-less manufacturers like The Row.
Zegler has been seen out and about in a wide range of silk blouses, wide-leg trousers, fitted vests and outsized blazers — all staples of a well-rounded quietly luxurious wardrobe. Most significantly, whereas a lot of her latest seems to be have come from designers like Petar Petrov, Sergio Hudson and Dior, none of her ensembles show any logos or model names, which additionally falls according to the refined, understated class of the aesthetic. Brand mania? We don’t know her.
These seems to be come only a few months after Lawrence’s personal model and profession renaissance, which, as she moved away from her beforehand beloved quirky persona (and outgoing vogue sense), has included extra mature, refined outfits that now higher symbolize the grownup she is in the present day.
As Lawrence has launched into her latest model evolution, she’s change into a avenue model icon together with her typically toned-down, but at all times completely put collectively, seems to be. Favouring well-known “stealth wealth” manufacturers equivalent to The Row, she’s often seen in impartial colors and relaxed layers, together with loose-fitting trousers, in addition to outsized sweaters and blazers.
Like Lawrence, Zegler additionally tried her hand at quiet luxury-inspired avenue model seems to be lately. In a sequence of pictures posted by her stylist, Zegler was pictured strolling her canine in an outfit comprised of minimalist labels. With a Kate Spade bag on her arm, Zegler subtly posed for the digicam whereas sporting Icon Denim loose-fitting denims, a easy white T-shirt by “less is more” model St. Agni and a basic tan trench coat by J.Crew.
And past their newly related kinds, Zelger and Lawrence additionally share different profession and vogue similarities. Identical to how Lawrence received her huge break after first taking part in Katniss in 2012, the forthcoming Starvation Video games prequel is Zegler’s first main film function (she beforehand starred as Maria in Steven Spielberg’s 2021 West Aspect Story adaptation).
On the model facet of issues, the style world is clearly taking discover of the rising star. Zegler has been seen in an rising variety of Dior seems to be these days, and was even known as a “friend of the house” by the model again in Might. By the way, Lawrence has been a Dior ambassador since 2012, which was proper across the time that the primary Starvation Video games movie was launched. The 2 stars even met this previous September at a Dior present in Paris. Is a partnership between Zegler and Dior sooner or later? Solely time will inform.
So what’s subsequent for Zegler? The younger actor will tackle the titular function in Snow White, Disney’s newest live-action reimagining of the basic fairy story, which is slated to premiere in 2025. Till then, we’ll be protecting a watch out for extra technique crimson carpet dressing and quiet luxury-inspired seems to be from the rising star.