Zac Posen at Gap, H&M Thrift Shopping and Our Doll Obsession in Fashion

Unlikely, but with Zac Posen being named its creative director, you never know. Plus, fashion’s doll fixation, thrift shopping at H&M and pop-ups to pop by.

By Ruth La Ferla

In the Fashion Chatter column, Ruth La Ferla reports industry news bites and offers bits of analysis.

Feb. 9, 2024

No sooner, it seems, had Zac Posen whipped up a series of ball gowns for a TV miniseries than he was named to top creative positions at brands better known for cargo pants and pajama sets. On Monday Mr. Posen, 43, whose namesake brand ceased operations in 2019, was announced as the new creative director of Gap Inc. and the new chief creative officer of Old Navy.

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