The lavish volume of long skirts big enough to swing as you walk imparts a sensation of grandeur to your step.
Internship at Marc Jacobs. Works as a freelance designer for Proenza Schouler. His raw talent was evident and it wasn’t long before he moved on to Paris to assist the Italian designer Riccardo Tisci at Givenchy.
When the Altuzarra collection was shown for the first time at New York Fashion Week, in the spring of 2009, his draped dresses and tailored pants and coats were met with rave reviews—and he became the industry’s newest darling.
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).
(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.
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Quintessential Allure. Beauty.