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Female: Zac Posen is one of fashion’s youngest and most personable designers. He emerged as fashion’s most exciting young designer in 2002 when his alluringly feminine dresses made that new look city runway debut. He is young, fresh, and a definite favorite with Hollywood’s leading ladies.
Raised in Soho in lower Manhattan, Posen’s interest in fashion design began early even at a tender young age of 16, Posen was headed for success.
Zac: But any business. And so after a few years, you see the cycles and things happen again and you get easier into it. I mean I’m only 26 but I’ve been in the industry for six years and you just have to understand cycles and you learn the people you like, the people you don’t like and then, that’s life.
Female: He interned for Richard Martin at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute for three years and enrolled in a Parson’s School of Design pre-college program. His 2002 show at GenArt’s Fresh Faces in Fashion have quickly landed Posen on the map and he established his first design studio in Tribeca.
In just a few years he had hit the big time posing on the enthusiastic write-ups from Vogue and other esteemed fashion magazines and he has created that.
After in the two collections, the fashion industry height around posing was deafening. Trumpet is the future of American fashion. The Manhattan boom design and made his name designed sophisticated clothes for young actresses and socialites many of whom making his circle of friends.
After the success of his first major runway show in 2004, Posen was awarded the CFDA Swarovski Perry Ellis Award for Ready- to-Wear. Just one of the hot young designers many accolades, Posen’s strong female aesthetic have seemed to become a hit with young Hollywood. His friend and muse Natalie Portman is often seen accompanying him to events and his designs have been seen on Cate Blanchett, Gwyneth Paltrow and on Paige, and Cameron Diaz. His designs have a timeless nostalgia to them with biased cut silhouettes, ruffles, satin-draping and fish tail hands. Shine comes from fabrics with metallically well chiffon taffeta and organza give a vision of life. Young, feminine and billowy enough elegance for red carpets, those inspirations, visionary, layering, beading, and draping has not show if his gowns have faded for red carpet events.
Conscious of the female figure, he has intricately constructed garments are designed to empower women of all shapes.
Zac: It’s about creating the future of what a lady is and a modern lady and the future lady can be sexy and they can be almost anything they want to be but you know being a lady is about the manners that you have in a way that you treat people as other human beings and tonight, the clothing is giving them that way.
Female: Perhaps, one of the most unlikely couples in fashion is Posen and hip-hop model Sean P. Diddy Combs. The two met when the designer asked the entertainment tycoon to produce the music for his runway show. Not long after, it was announced that Combs has invested in Posen’s business. From his not so humble beginnings to his already superstar status, Posen’s creative vision has guaranteed his rapid success. Posen has gained the following among fashionistas by exploring shape in both his designs and collection. Visual, sensual, innovative and unique, Zac Posen has translated his own character traits into that of his exquisite clothes. Seeing draped of the Hollywood Starlets.