How truly involved is fashion wunderkind Zac Posen in his latest business venture: designing the interiors at the boutique condo development 16W21?
The Transom has learned that Mr. Posen, 29, brought in his own interior designer to help with the project (not Brian Callaghan, his boyfriend, also an interior designer), in which he used Read More
Eveningwear wunderkind Zac Posen is exploring a new medium for his talents: moderately priced sportswear.
Saks Fifth Avenue will begin selling his new “Z Spoke” line this spring, reports Women’s Wear Daily. This seems like a recession-friendly proposition, but Posen insists it is also a creative challenge:
As for the overall aesthetic Read More
If you were one of the hundreds of people stuck on the corner of 59th Street and 5th Avenue trying to get into Bergdorf Goodman last night, don’t worry: the people inside the store didn’t see much more than you did.
The department store had a series of events scheduled throughout the Read More
Although Gen Art’s 15th Anniversary benefit on the spacious 11th floor of 7 West 34th Street was admittedly thrown as a last-ditch effort to save the floundering organization, the mood was hardly desperate!
First to arrive was lovely New Zealand native Rebecca Taylor, with father in tow. The designer was wearing Read More
Designer Zac Posen was peeking out from under a red-carnation-adorned brown fedora, trying to pick out his favorite item in the new design boutique Haus Interior on Elizabeth Street at an opening party on Monday, June 22. “It’s hard to see anything with so many people!” he said.
On Wednesday, June 24, the Gen Art organization will throw a benefit in honor of its 15th anniversary, titled “I Heart (Gen) Art.” Celebrities chairing the event include designers Zac Posen, Rebecca Taylor and Georgina Chapman, plus actors William H. Macy, and the Adrians Grenier and Brody. The event will feature an exhibition of works Read More
In an effort to cut costs and be sensitive to the times, Vera Wang plans to show her Fall 2009 collection in her new Mercer Street store instead of at Bryant Park. [WWD]
Betsey Johnson has also dropped out of showing her collection in February at Bryant Park, a venue that Read More
During "recessionary" times, the rich must do their shopping in private–at hotel suites, private residences, and showrooms; loading hefty bags in the back of their chauffeured cars along Fifth Avenue might come across as vulgar or insensitive. [NY Times]
Hair stylists are outraged over Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich‘s ‘do. “There’s no Read More
Designers including Isaac Mizrahi, Carolina Herrera, and Betsey Johnson have submitted to Women’s Wear Daily sketches of the dresses they’d like to design for Michelle Obama for the Inauguration Ball on January 20. [WWD]
Zac Posen is reportedly at work on several lower-priced diffusion lines. [FWD]
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Marc Jacobs, along with Kate Moss and Justin Timberlake, are confirmed to co-chair the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala in May with Anna Wintour. [Vogue UK]
The new celebrity trend is not to wear the actual designer handbag, but rather the dust bag in which it is sold, as seen on Read More