Proenza Schouler

Published September 11, 2014

For spring, Jack McCullough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler started with the basics—polo shirts, parkas, pleated kilts, and blouses. The results, however, were anything but: two-toned jackets, perforated leather dirndls, dual-colored pants, Prince of Wales check, liberal use of python in honey golds and cobalts, and a succession of deconstructed argyle sweaters paired with ankle length fringed skirts. The brand is incredibly skilled at pairing disparate elements—color, texture, and material-for an off-kilter balance. It was  21st-century, unfussy American sportswear.

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