The Scoop on Proenza Schouler: The Making of An American Dream

Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez
Born: 1978, Miami and Tokyo
Best Known As: The co-founders/designers of Proenza Schouler

For every fledgling designer there’s always the fantasy of making it one day. You finish school, a department store snatches up your collection, and the next thing you know you’re showing your designs at New York Fashion Week. Vogue’s Anna Wintour will back up your every move, while celebrities and socialites snap up your collection by the season. It may be a bit far-fetched and for some it will remain nothing more than a dream, but for Proenza Schouler’s Lazaro Hernandez (left) and Jack McCollough (right), that dream came true.

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