This season Zac Posen featured the transformation of the good girl gone bad. He began his collection with a delicately pale pink dress on model Raquel Zimmerman, whose larger-than-life earrings and rocker chic hairstyle suggested this girl wasn’t all frills and glamour. The metamorphosis continued as models traded in dainty and pale lips for a decidedly metallic purple pout. Posen also started mixing in a few leopard prints, although the pieces still had an airy, demure look to them. Later, as the finale approached we were presented with bolder and darker pieces. Our favorite look was something we like to dub as “Elizabethan goth” — engaging the quintessential elements of female dressing with an ominous, dark dark mood, which made the usually pretty and innocent faced Lily Donaldson, give off a powerful “Don’t mess with me” vibe. Posen showed us that its possible to embrace our inner rebel while still donning a feminine chiffon dress!
September 29, 2008