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Zac Posen has become one the most recognizable faces in modern fashion with his truly unique aesthetic style. He is a force to be reckoned with whose talent shone through as early as childhood. However, like any journey to great success, it hasn’t come without cost.

With unique access to Posen, his friends, family, and muses, and a wealth of personal photos and videos, Director Sandy Chronopoulos traces Posen’s career from its meteoric early rise as a fashion industry enfant terrible, through a surprising backlash against his success, and into his present reinvention as one of his industry’s most prominent figures at the head of one of its most respected brands. House of Z peeks past the glamour of the runway and the red carpet to show audiences a true portrait of Posen as both an artist and businessman.

4th Annual Picnic Contest! Sponsored by Rib & Rhein


  • Free popcorn courtesy of Brooks Brothers
  • On-site food vendors: Diego’s, Boru Noodle Bar, A Fork In The Road, LemonsAid, Tricycle Ice Cream, Safari Room & Cash Bar on the OceanCliff Patio
  • BYO picnic, blankets & chairs
  • Bike racks on-site provided by Bike Newport

Rain Venue: Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody Street, Newport


presented by RIB & RHEIN

THEME: “A Posen & Plaid Picnic”

Be inspired by all things tartan, tattersall, gingham, madras & Posen’s role as current Creative Director for Brooks Brothers’ women’s wear. Check out our” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>Pinterest page for inspiration.

1st Place:

  • $250 Brooks Brothers Gift Certificate
  • $100 Clarke Cooke House Gift Certificate
  • Package from Kiel James Patrick
  • Tea Party for 6 at the RIB & RHEIN Boutique Le Cafe

Runner up:

  • $150 Karol Richardson Gift Certificate
  • $50 Stoneacre Pantry/La Vasca Gift Certificate
  • Jeff Soderbergh Cutting Board


Thomas & Erin Ribeiro, RIB & RHEIN
Jet-setting, globe-trotting owners of RIB & RHEIN Boutique & RIB & RHEIN luxury brand

Kiel James Patrick & Sarah Vickers, Kiel James Patrick
Owners of Kiel James Patrick, a New England lifestyle brand

Jacqueline Bennett & Maura Boyd, Brooks Brothers
The original authority on American style with a fresh take on heritage designs

4:30pm: Venue opens for picnic setup & food vendors open
6:00pm: Live music by Bill Bartholomew (of Silverteeth) & Randy Robbins (of Radios Islands), sponsored by Kiel James Patrick + Picnic Contest Judging
7:30pm: Film followed by Q&A with director Sandy Chronopoulos & designer/film subject Zac Posen
Run time: 90 minutes
Director: Sandy Chronopoulos
Cast: Zac Posen
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‘House of Z’ captures the way in which direct hands on engagement is vital to an artist's continued relevance, and vitality.


Enjoyable... visually stimulating.

The Hollywood Reporter



High stakes fashion drama feeds 'House of Z'

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