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, and … » 9/11/13 5:30pm 9/11/13 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 1:10pm 2/14/13 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 the … » 9/13/12 5:50pm 9/13/12 5:50pm

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

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 a… » 9/29/11 3:55pm 9/29/11 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 lot … » 9/15/11 2:50pm 9/15/11 2:50pm

Italian Vogue's New All-Black Fashion Spread

For the first time since its famous all-black issue of July, 2008, Italian Vogue has printed a magnificent 17-page editorial, featuring twelve black models. The story is definitely reaching for a languid, finger-curled, Harlem Renaissance feeling. Let's explore. » 2/07/11 5:20pm 2/07/11 5:20pm

It's Time To Shut Up About Michelle's Damn Dress

As you may have heard, Michelle Obama recently wore a red Alexander McQueen evening gown to a state dinner held in honor of the Chinese president, Hu Jintao. This apparently made a lot of people very unhappy. » 2/02/11 4:40pm 2/02/11 4:40pm

MAC Wants You To Lasso Some Wonder Woman-Inspired Makeup For Spring

  • "Since Wonder Woman has this amazing strength," explains a spokesperson, everything's oversized. Products range from $14 for fake lashes to $49.50 for "a brush set with its own metallic utility belt," and are expected to generate sales of $20m. [WWD]
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