We have hiked down to the pond nestled in the woodland surrounding their country retreat, a 1792 colonial farmhouse in the Berkshires in Massachusetts."He was pretty enormous," they say, like excitable fishermen exaggerating a catch, gesturing to almost head height.
Thirteen years and many CFDA awards later, their eye for pattern, texture and cut is keener -- and more popular -- than ever.
' We delivered them in a taxi cab." — Lazaro On creating a name for their label: "It's our mothers' maiden names.
Proenza, and Schouler."On their aesthetic: "At the time we were at Parsons a lot of the kids were starting their own labels. The rebellion against that, for us, was to do something that felt more constructed. We're like, 'Piss off some people, it's fine, who cares?
We had to get special permission." – Jack Barneys bought their thesis collection: "We had an AOL account and got an email from the VP of Barneys.
We were like, 'How the hell do you produce these clothes?