DALLAS — The young design duo of Proenza Schouler got a Texas-size dose of partying last week when they were the featured designers at Forty Five Ten, a specialty boutique here, and at an exclusive annual charity benefit.

“This is very different from what we’re used to,” said Jack McCullough, half the design team of Proenza Schouler, who seemed a bit stunned by the ebullience of Dallas women. “Texans are so carefree and willing to help you out. It’s cool.”

He and his partner, Lazaro Hernandez, pocketed a nice batch of orders at Forty Five Ten, where a two-day spring trunk show yielded $87,500. Top sellers were black silk chiffon skirts with white embroidery and seersucker pants with black piping.

“I actually would like to buy this right now to wear to a charity event in two weeks,” said Susan Posnick, who was trying on one of the black skirts at the store.

After Posnick returned to the dressing room, Hernandez said, “If she buys it, we can lend it to her to wear for the event.”

Brian Bolke, co-owner of Forty Five Ten, was happy with the trunk show sales and the clientele.

“These are really cool clothes, and you want them to be on the right people,” he said.

The designers were feted for three consecutive nights during their Dallas sojourn. Forty Five Ten threw a disco-blaring party Thursday at the Rachofsky House, where DJ Lady Bunny spun the tunes and a young, cocktail-clad crowd chatted away on all three levels of the white-and-black Richard Meier manse.

“She’s wearing our clothes!” Hernandez exclaimed to his partner as they met Angie Barrett, possibly Dallas’ biggest fashion fiend, who wore their black-and-silver-sequined top over Valentino pants. Barrett told the pair she has eight of their pieces, adding, “I was at the Stella McCartney opening in Los Angeles and Demi Moore had on your clothes.”

As the disco music throbbed, five models struck poses on a platform, and a video of the spring collection played on a bank of flat-screen TVs. Angie Harmon made an appearance, wearing a custom Proenza Schouler dress and only 12 days away from her due date.As McCullough climbed the spiral black marble staircase to check on the models, he had only two words for the scene: “It’s amazing.”

The Rachofsky House was decked out in contemporary art that was to be auctioned two days later at Two by Two for AIDS and Art, the annual benefit for AmFAR and the Dallas Museum of Art. The event, which has grossed $6 million in five years, routinely sells all 380 seats without printing invitations. Individual tickets are $1,500, and the minimum table price is $10,000.

The scene was a lot more private Friday night, when Patti Crews and Barrett hosted the designers for tacos, tamales and margaritas at Crews’ Highland Park home. Most of the guests wore jeans, and several wound up bouncing on the trampoline in the spacious garden. The evening concluded in the wee hours with a group checking out Crews’ ample closet, where all the Hermès bags, Jimmy Choo shoes and other accoutrements were neatly displayed.

Angie Barrett loved the idea so much that she had her own closet party for the designers the next evening after Two by Two.

“It’s Cristal and closet — C squared,” she joked.

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