We’ll admit that not too long ago, we had no idea who Zoey Deutch was. But we’ve gotten enough pitches and press releases about her — many of them from major designers — over the past month that we felt compelled to do a little research (yes, PRs, we do read your e-mails sometimes!).
And for a 19-year-old who’s about to star in a film about teen vampires, Deutch has a great sense of style, which we expect will only get better as she gets a little more acclimated to the whole red carpet thing. She also happens to be really, really pretty.
Deutch definitely got our attention Thursday, when she wore a gorgeous frock from Dior’s spring 2014 collection — a house that doesn’t just loan to just anyone — which she smartly paired with Sophia Webster heels. And just weeks before, she made the rounds at New York Fashion Week, sitting front row at DVF, Cushnie et Ochs and DKNY, among others. She looked tasteful and chic, but still young (which she is), at every turn. She also just did a shoot and interview with Who What Wear — further evidence that she wants to align herself with fashion brands as she shapes her image. On top of that, she’s had features in Interview, Nylon and InStyle. Additionally, it’s worth noting that she has a super cute Instagram (really, I wish I was as cool as her), filled with enough proof, in my opinion, that her sense of style cannot be entirely attributed to a stylist.
Oh, but back to who she is: Deutch is starring in the upcoming “Vampire Academy,” a movie that brothers Mark Waters (director, “Mean Girls”) and Daniel Waters (writer, “Heathers”) are involved with, so it may not suck (no pun intended). She’s also done stints on the shows “Ringer” and “Switched at Birth,” and was in the film “Beautiful Creatures.” Her parents, it might be worth mentioning, are Lea Thompson of “Back to the Future” fame and director Howard Deutch, who collaborated with John Hughes in the ’80s.
Deutch doesn’t have many buzzy-sounding films lined up, so we’ll probably have to wait for the response to “Vampire Academy” to see whether her career takes off. But if it does, we’re betting she’ll be one to watch on the red carpet.
Click through the gallery for some of her best looks.