Native New Yorker Zac Posen has wowed the critics with his first two collections. At 21, Posen is off to a great start with a staff of six and a little help from his glamorous former schoolmates Stella Schnabel and Paz de la Huerta. His upcoming spring collection is inspired by great female scientists like Marie Curie. Here, a sketch from his new line of a dress made of cotton twill strips.
This story first appeared in the September 10, 2002 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.