Jack McCollough

Proenza Schouler

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez represent “the next generation of American talent,” according to The New York Times. The duo met while studying at Parsons School of Design, collaborating on their senior thesis, which would become their first collection as Proenza Schouler (Proenza Schouler is named after the two designers’ mothers’ maiden names).

Fashion Book - Proenza Schouler - SS 2014 rtw Fashion Book - Proenza Schouler - SS 2014

(Proenza Schouler, SS 2014 ready-to-wear)

Awarded with the inaugural CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund award in 2004, three years later the brand was honoured with the 2007 CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year, and in 2011 they were awarded their second CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year.