“I’m interested in people’s creation of characters,” said Zac Posen Thursday night during a trip to Los Angeles. It was fitting then that the designer chose to present his spring collection at Bar Marmont in Hollywood for customers and starlets like Zoe Saldana, Bijoux Phillips, Lily Collins and Jordanna Brewster. Among the offerings on display were wild and colorful frocks.
“Were you inspired by The Sonny and Cher show?” asked Crystal Lourd.
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“Totally. Bob Mackie,” said Posen.
Also there were musicians Anthony Kiedis and The Like drummer Tennessee Thomas, who also inspired Posen this season. “I don’t really believe in the idea of a muse, but she is one,” Posen said. “I think great artists make the geatest muses.”