Zac Posen cast a range of beauties, from the ’90s supermodel Elaine Irwin to his youthful god-daughter Lennon Buchet for the Fall lookbook

The Zac Posen Fall 2019 collection lookbook focused on the women in the designer’s life that inspired his creativity.

“They’re women in my life that inspire me,” he said at the Michael Avedon-lensed shoot. The multigenerational nature of the cast was absolutely the point. “I dress all ages of women,” he added. “Diversity is beauty.”

Posen gave equal emphasis to his daywear  in the Fall collection. Pleated jersey separates obviously echoed the occasion frocks. Ditto the pants that he cut so wide they rivaled his ballgown volumes. More unusual for Posen, was a cozy, long-sleeved cable knit dress. Jacqueline Schnabel’s high-waisted men’s trousers were a likewise chic surprise.