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Rachel Roy is one of the judges in Lifetime's reality fashion competition series "Under the Gunn."

Rachel Roy, designer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and mother, designs to inspire women to feel smart, confident and individual. Originally from California, she attended college in Washington, DC. Upon graduation, she moved to New York City to pursue her passion for design and to work freelance, styling magazine shoots and music videos.

In fall 2004, she applied her sophisticated aesthetic to her own collection, Rachel Roy, which debuted in department and specialty stores for spring 2005. With striking silhouettes, a sophisticated color palette and inventive pairings which transition from day to evening, Roy has garnered editorial acclaim in publications such as Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, W and Vanity Fair.

Presently, Rachel Roy New York has grown to include four full collections each year, and in June 2008, she created a joint venture with Jones Apparel Group Inc. in the hopes of expanding the wholesale business globally, introducing new product categories and opening stand-alone stores in the United States and abroad. To date, the Rachel Roy collections are available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and top specialty stores worldwide.

Roy is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and continues to be actively engaged in the evolution and integrity of the fashion industry. She has been recognized by the Accessories Council with an Ace Award for best brand launch as well as Mattel's 10 Women to Watch and numerous best dressed honors including by Vanity Fair's Best Dressed List. Rachel has also been recognized for her innovative brand and film work by AdWeekMedia and the LaJolla Fashion Film Festival.


How old is Rachel Roy? Find out here.

Age: 42 years old
Birthday: January 15, 1974
Birthplace: Monterey, CA
Husband: Damon Dash (1/15/2005 - 2011, divorced, 2 children)

"Project Runway" Season 13 designers 'Project Runway' Season 13: Meet the Contestants — Premiering Thursday, July 24, the new season of the Lifetime reality competition series features one past designer and eighteen newbies hoping to make a lasting impression on judges Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia and Zac Posen, and mentor Tim Gunn. Read more...

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