Proenza Schouler wunderkinds Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez are aiming to expand their modern luxury label. The duo, whose hats made a splash on the spring 2008 runway, is moving away from the usual four-plus-inch heels they send down the catwalks to roll out more pedestrian-friendly shoes and dipping into handbag design in the near future. Here, the twosome dish on fashion, feuding and the perks of being the boss.
WWD: The hats you showed for spring garnered tons of attention. What were you going for? Lazaro Hernandez: They incorporated the central motif of feathers in the collection, which was the element that bridged the gap between the more put-together looks of a colonial slant and the more tribal elements that happened at the end of the show. The silhouette needed an element of exaggerated height, and the hats completed this look.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)