For his first pre-fall collection for Brooks Brothers, Zac Posen drew on the work of New York photographer Garry Winogrand, honing in on the classic tailoring seen in street style during the Seventies. Channeling a “Sarah Lawrence girl,” Posen updated the brand’s preppy, collegiate daywear with utilitarian influences. A series of olive-green double-faced cotton jackets, tops and shift dresses with oversize cargo pockets — styled over crisp poplin shirts in stripes and abstract florals — offered a sophisticated take on safari style. Posen’s chic silk shirtdresses, many of them cinched at the waist with tubular belts, softened the more hard-edged, men’s-inspired shrunken blazers and trousers in wool, tweed and plaid jacquard.

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