Standard Oil heiress and true fashion icon Millicent Rogers served as Creative Director Zac Posen’s muse for his resort collection, echoing Rogers’ well-known classic style mixed with Navajo influences, resulting in a solid balance between Brooks Brothers’ classic DNA style and true resortwear.
Tailoring was a main focus, with a big play on the navy suit. The staple is reworked from the classic pin-striped version in a wide peak lapel, embroidered flowers and a double-breasted version, paired seamlessly with a pin-striped shirt (a nod to their men’s wear offering) and white trousers, offering a versatile assortment with an iconic feel.
A more casual ensemble, a soft supima cotton navy sweater blazer, crocheted cable sweaters and a stone colored shawl collared suit in an oversize fit, all perpetuated the range the Brooks Brothers’ gal can achieve from day to night.
The shirtdress remains a key fixture in the lineup, particularly pleasing in a vibrant turquoise and emerald green desert floral print — a signature print for the season.
With the career woman in mind, Posen has been able to conjure an alluring lineup that will surely capture the attention of a younger customer base, who are in search of an adaptable wardrobe.