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Watch The First Trailer of Zac Posen’s Documentary, House of Z

The rise, the fall, the rebirth.

Strike a Posen!

Zac Posen is one of the fashion industry’s most buzzed about talents. Besides running two eponymous brands, Zac Posen and ZAC Zac Posen, the 36-year-old designer is also the creative director of Brooks Brothers, a judge on Project Runway and has a cookbook out this fall.

A-listers like Gwyneth Paltrow, Claire Danes (who can forget her glow-in-the-dark Met Gala gown?), Naomi Watts and Katie Holmes are big fans, and often don his dreamy designs for red carpet appearances. Sean “P. Diddy” Combs even invested in Posen’s label right out of the gate in 2004.

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But Posen’s meteoric rise (he was only 21 when he first started in the fashion biz) came to a crashing halt by the late 2000s. His signature, structured designs were no longer in demand and his company was struggling to stay afloat.

House of Z, a new documentary, chronicles the designer’s rise, fall and rebirth. Directed by Sandy Chronopoulos, this must-see film documents the good, the bad and the ugly, and includes interviews with Posen’s friends like Claire Danes, Sean Combs, Naomi Campbell and André Leon Talley. “What I do is something I love so dearly, but fashion has a dark side,” says Posen in the film trailer.

In another clip from the video, the Boy Wonder says “I just wanted to do the best show possible, because I knew it could be my last.” We. Are. Officially. Hooked.

Available exclusively on starting September 6, you can see the suspenseful first trailer of House of Z below. The countdown to September is on!

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