NYFW: Proenza Schouler Shows Super-Feminine Dots & Ruffles That Do Not Suck

Fuck a peplum! Is the thing Proenza Schouler seemed to say for Spring, a flounce that connotes the ultimate femininity but, ironically, looks malformed on those of us with hips. How to solve it? Give it cut-outs and let it lie gently below them, the waistline as hinge and, hey, a little give for when you’ve eaten too… »9/18/15 11:15am9/18/15 11:15am


Proenza Schouler, for the Luminous '70s Power Woman in You

Fabric alchemists Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler presented their spring 2014 collection today as part of New York Fashion Week, showcasing their sorcery well. On the runway appeared a sea of sheer crepe pants, shimmery Lurex knit evening dresses, silvery pleated skirts, metallic crop tops,… »9/11/13 5:30pm9/11/13 5:30pm

Proenza Schouler, for the Ennui-Filled Cerebral Gal on the Go

Here's the thing about the fall 2013 collection by Proenza Schouler: I would never ever ever wear any of it, because even if they made it in my size, the amorphous shapes and neutral tones would look turrrrrible on me, but. But! I can appreciate creating clothes that actually seem new and modern and fresh, innovative… »2/14/13 1:10pm2/14/13 1:10pm

Proenza Schouler, for the Color-Blind Future-Dwelling Career Gal in You

It's tough to know what to say about the Spring 2013 Proenza Schouler collection. It's boxy and bright. There are digital floral prints, Mondrian-ish jackets, snakeskin accents and skirts with patent-leather shine. These women look busy, like they're rushing to show real estate in a Blade Runner-esque super city of… »9/13/12 5:50pm9/13/12 5:50pm

Harmony Korine's New Proenza Schouler Video Is Set In A 'Crystal Meth Trailer Park'

Proenza Schouler had Harmony Korine make this new short, entitled Snowballs, for the brand. "I don't know if anyone can make a crystal meth trailer park seem chic," said Vogue's Lauren Santo Domingo at the Paris premiere party. The clip features clothing from Proenza Schouler's fall collection, which was inspired by… »9/29/11 3:55pm9/29/11 3:55pm

Proenza Schouler Takes Space-Age Kitsch, Makes Beautiful Fashion

Proenza Schouler's spring collection was inspired, the designers said last night, by Googie architecture. Which, our room-mate with the M.A. in modern architectural history informs us, is a mid-century architectural subgenre associated with the west coast and car culture — ultramodern at the time, a little crass, a… »9/15/11 2:50pm9/15/11 2:50pm