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In this article, I’ll cover 49 Zac Posen dresses loved by celebrities and praised by the media.
Over the years, the designer has unveiled some of the most amazing dresses ever.
From 3D printed gowns worn by Katie Holmes, Julia Garner, Nina Dobrev, Jourdan Dunn, and Deepika Padukone, to outfits worn by the royal family.
In Zac Posen’s words: “We tried plastics, polymers, polyamides and all kinds of different materials, seeking to learn what was, and what wasn’t possible. The answer is, almost everything is possible.”
However, it wasn’t easy.
For example, Nina Dobrev’s custom 3D printed bustier took 200 hours of stereolithographic printing, wet hand sanding, and finished with a clear coat of spray to give it a translucent and glossy appearance.
Katie Holmes’s custom-made gown made of 300 yards of hand-sewn colored tulle has a 3D printed collar accessory in the shape of palm leaves which took Posen 56 hours to print.
Jourdan Dunn’s gown in the shape of a rose required the 3D printing of 37 petals and the attachment of each of them to an elaborate wearable cage.
Dunn’s gown alone took over 1,100 hours of printing and finishing.
Deepika Padukone’s metallic pink lurex jacquard dress includes 408 custom 3D printed pieces, which Posen put together to look like embroidery in a process that took over 160 hours only to print.
Julia Garner’s 3D printed headpiece resembles a vine that includes leaf and berry embellishments and took 22 hours to print.
“It wasn’t easy. But, revealing each piece to the girls was something magical. The excitement on their faces made up for all of the hard work I’ve put in,” said the designer.
We’ve always said that 3D printing has a huge role in the future of fashion and finally, Zac has shown the world just that.
It allows customization, precision, and scale that cannot be created by hand.