Zac Posen joins Brooks Brothers


Zac Posen joins Brooks Brothers

By Shruti Thacker  June 27th, 2014

Zac Posen has been announced as the creative director of Brooks Brothers’ womenswear and accessories line. Initially a menswear shop that started in 1874, Brooks Brothers made the announcement following the success of Posen’s own label and in a bid to focus their attention on their womenswear. The American retailer hopes Posen’s recruitment will attract a whole new clientele.

Seven years ago, Brooks Brothers partnered with Thom Browne as part of a guest designer project to design a 50-piece men’s and womenswear collection called Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers. However, Posen’s collaboration with the brand will be a more long-term one, with the first collection designed by him to hit stores by spring 2016.

33-year old Posen launched his eponymous label in 2001 from his parents’ living room and will be working on both brands.