Zac Posen Descriptive Essay by Louanne

Zac Posen
A look into the history of noted fashion designer Zac Posen.
# 147704 | 859 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2011 | PH
Published on Jun 17, 2011 in Art (Apparel/Fashion)

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Zac Posen is one of the emerging big names in the fashion industry, yet little is known about this openly gay fashion designer from New York. This paper gives an overview of his life and his rise to the top of the fashion world.

From the Paper:

"Born on October 24,1980 into lower Manhattan society, Zac Posen was born with the gift of artistry from his father Stephen. His mother Susan, was a corporate lawyer at the time. Being interested in fashion design from an early age, he worked towards and was awarded an internship with Nicole Miller while a high school Sophomore. After which he further pursued academics in the field of fashion design by attending the New School for Design at Parsons. As beginners luck would have it, he was even mentored by The Costume Institute's Richard Martin. With an internship and an impressive mentor name under his belt, Posen was given a student slot in the Womenswear program of the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (University of London)."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Dykes, Daniel P. "Zac Posen: For Target And On Target". 7 April 2008. Web. 3 March 2011.
  • MacPherson, Robert. "Zac Posen Woos The 'Voracious' Woman At Paris Shows ". AFP. 3 March 2011. Web. 4 March 2011.
  • "Zac Posen". Encyclopedia of World Biographies. n.d. Web. 4 March 2011.
  • "Zac Posen". Fashion Model Directory.2011. Web. 3 March 2011

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