zac_posenf0625_ciPARIS, Dec 22, 2007 /  — Zac Posen devotees have to cross the Atlantic to see their favorite designer’s Resort 2008 collection. The New York-based designer had confirmed that he would be unveiling his Resort 2008 Collection as the official closing show of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.

Zac Posen is also meeting an old friend from the tents at Bryant Park. JOOP! also announced its participation as an associate member of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.

“Today Berlin is what New York was in the 80’s.  Berlin is one of the most dynamic cities in Europe and is full of creative energy and spirit,” commented Zac Posen in a statement.

“I’m delighted to show my collection in such an amazing and inspiring atmosphere,” Posen added.

Along with ZAC POSEN and JOOP! the five day event will also feature collections by 30paarhaende, HEIR-ESS, INTUITIVE, Macqua, Marcel Ostertag, SINEMUS, STEFAN ECKERT, Strenesse, Suzana Periæ, UN-RATH & STRANO at the Postbahnhof with associate members such as HUGO, MICHALSKY and SISI WA-SABI.

Additionally, the Karstadt “New Generation Award” will be organized to identify and support exceptional emerg-ing talent based in Berlin. Each chosen designer will receive the opportunity to showcase their collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin begins on Sunday, January 27th with the HUGO by Hugo Boss Collection and closes Thursday, January 31st with ZAC POSEN. This season’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin show will run in conjunction with an exiting portfolio of fashion events in Berlin including the trade shows Premium, Ideal and Stark as well as Projekt Galerie.

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