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Zac Posen has joined the list of designers who’ve expressed their refusal to dress First Lady Melania Trump and her step-daughter, Ivanka Trump .
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Posen, who is an advocate of the LGBT community, specifically takes issue with the Trump administration’s policies on equal rights.
The designer, who has mingled with both high-profile Trump women in the past, recently sat down with The Daily Beast to explain why he has “no current plans to dress members of the first family.”
“I’m very upset with the state of affairs right now,” said Posen.
Zac Posen has ‘no current plans’ to dress Melania or Ivanka Trump
The conversation among designers about dressing first lady Melania Trump is undeniably an ongoing one.
See the outfit in question:10 PHOTOS Melania Trump at Congress Address See Gallery Melania Trump at Congress Address US First Lady Melania Trump arrives before US President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the US Congress on February 28, 2017, in Washington, DC.
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(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) US First Lady Melania Trump arrives before US President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the US Congress on February 28, 2017, in Washington, DC.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) US First Lady Melania Trump arrives before US President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the US Congress on February 28, 2017, in Washington, DC.
Zac Posen on Fashion, Fame, and Why He Won’t Design Clothes For Ivanka and Melania Trump
Posen said more than once that he is “very pro-woman” and that “working in the artisanal process today” was in itself a political statement in the sense of it being “reactionary to disposability and the speed of culture.”Inside Posen’s office-cum-showroom-cum-design studio, the visitor is greeted by rooms and racks of beautiful clothes, shoes, and bags, from his high-end Zac Posen Collection and the more accessible ZAC Zac Posen and Truly Zac Posen lines he produces (he also recently redesigned Delta Air Lines’ uniforms).
Zac Posen was pondering politics and fashion at the end of a New York Fashion Week at which anti-Donald Trump sentiment ran high.
Well-DressedIn an exclusive interview, Zac Posen, one of America’s best-known fashion designers, tells Tim Teeman why he will not dress Ivanka and Melania Trump—and what fashion designers need to do to survive today.
I don’t think I had the same experience as a lot of people might have had outside New York.
It takes a lot of work, but it’s your responsibility.”Next, Posen would love to design sets and costumes for theater.