Awarded with the inaugural CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund award in 2004, three years later, Proenza Schouler was honored with the 2007 CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year award.
In June 2011, the designers were awarded their second CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award.
The collection was bought in its entirety by Barneys New York.
] Mc COLLOUGH: I think all those colors are super-nostalgic of our childhood. SEVIGNY: Or even more ethnic, Guatemalan-type things. SEVIGNY: How do you take these long trips when you have all these pre-collections? Mc COLLOUGH: We go upstate and sketch these collections.
SEVIGNY: I want to see you incorporate more Grateful Dead styles. Mc COLLOUGH: We're exploring Liberty prints, but a different take on them. HERNANDEZ: The next show will be based on this trip we took.
A rep for Wintour, who first put Proenza Schouler on the map, had no comment.
Our source notes the partner swap is amusing since "The Vogue staffer and Mc Collough bear a very striking resemblance to each other, and Hernandez and the Vogue guy's boyfriend are both handsome Latino heartthrobs." The source says the magazine staffer "banned" the boyfriend from New York following his escapades with Mc Collough.
Although me and Natasha [Lyonne] were thinking of going to Machu Picchu. SEVIGNY: The biggest life-changing trips for me have been when I almost lost my life.
You shoot a movie or you do a season of , and then you're on hiatus and you have a bunch of free time. Plus I don't have any friends with money to travel. We couldn't do strong, bold letters because it would be, like, out to here . Mc Collough and Hernandez also cleared up questions surrounding their relationship — they are together personally as well as professionally (even though rumors have circulated that Derek Blasberg caused them to split years ago). It's trademarked." Perhaps that's how their signature bag, the PS1, got named — it's as close to PS as they could get.is a New York–based womenswear and accessories brand founded in 2002 by designers Jack Mc Collough and Lazaro Hernandez.The duo met while studying at Parsons School of Design, collaborating on their senior thesis, which would eventually become their first collection as Proenza Schouler. The whole reason why we even picked that name in the first place was that when we started, Barneys had just bought our collection and we didn't have a name. Mc Collough notes: "We like PS, too, but Paul Smith has taken it.