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Proenza Schouler is a high-end line of women's apparel. The brand name originates from the designers' mothers' maiden names.[1] Clothing protects the vulnerable nude human body from the extremes of weather, other features of our environment, and for safety reasons. ...


Proenza Schouler was founded in 2002 by Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, who co-design the label's collections.[1] The pair originally met in 1999 while studying at Parsons School of Design. During school, Hernandez interned at Michael Kors and McCollough interned at Marc Jacobs.[1] For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Parsons School of Design, located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City, is a design school affiliated (since 1970) with the New School University. ... Designer Michael Kors at Chicago Fashion Week Fall 2004 in Chicago Michael Kors (born 1959) is an American fashion designer. ... Marc Jacobs (born April 9, 1963 in New York City) is an American fashion designer. ...


Proenza Schouler designs are typically sporty and youthful, with occasional mod elements.[1] Their shapes are often minimal and sleek, and they prefer dark neutral colors.[1] Representative pieces include "[t]ailored coats in lush menswear pattern prints, thin pencil skirts, [and] color-blocked chiffon evening gowns cinched with satin belts."[1] Their critically acclaimed designs won them the CFDA's Perry Ellis Award for new talent in 2003,[1] and celebrity fans include Demi Moore,[2][3] Chloe Sevigny,[4][5][6] Julianne Moore,[7] Kate Bosworth,[8] Kirsten Dunst[9] and Maggie Gyllenhaal, who wore Proenza Schouler to the 2007 Academy Awards.[10] The Council of Fashion Designers of America is a non-profit trade group for American fashion designers founded in 1962. ... Demi Moore (born Demetria Gene Guynes on November 11, 1962 in Roswell, New Mexico) is an American actress. ... Chlo Sevigny (born November 18, 1974) is an American actress and model. ... Julianne Moore (born Julie Anne Smith on December 3, 1960) in Fayetteville, North Carolina is an American actress. ... Kate Bosworth (born January 2, 1983) is an American actress. ... Kirsten[1] Caroline Dunst (born April 30, 1982) is a Golden Globe-nominated American actress, known for her roles in Interview with the Vampire, The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette, and Bring It On, as well as Mary Jane Watson in the Spider-Man film series. ... Maggie Ruth Gyllenhaal (born November 16, 1977) is an American actress. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ...


For Spring 2007, the design duo created an affordable collection of clothing and accessories for Target Corporation's GO International line.[11] Stores that sell Proenza Schouler's full-priced line include Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, and New York boutiques Jeffrey and Linda Dresner. This article is about the United States retail company. ... GO International is a Target Corporation store brand that focuses on affordable apparel and accessories for women. ... Barneys New York is a chain of upscale department stores. ... Categories: Stub | Retail companies of the United States ... Bergdorf Goodman is a major luxury goods department store based in Midtown, Manhattan in New York City. ...


References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Proenza Schouler. New York Magazine. Retrieved on Mar. 11, 2007.
  2. ^ Shopping Alert: Proenza Schouler for Target. People.com (Feb. 5, 2007). Retrieved on Mar. 11, 2007.
  3. ^ http://www.style.com/vogue/feature/062303/slideshow/062303VFEA?loop=0&slideshowId=slideshow697&iphoto=0&play=false
  4. ^ http://www.style.com/peopleparties/parties/slideshow/032307PROE?pseq=01&play=false
  5. ^ http://www.style.com/peopleparties/search/slideshow/person272?iphoto=45
  6. ^ http://www.divavillage.com/article.php?id=30553
  7. ^ http://www.people.com/people/gallery/0,,725298_20014305_2,00.html
  8. ^ http://www.instyle.com/instyle/parties/party/0,27415,1628230_1377448,00.html
  9. ^ http://www.style.com/peopleparties/search/slideshow/person634?loop=0&slideshowId=cm_person634BACKSTAGECELEBRITYDETAILPARTYRUNWAY&iphoto=21&play=true&cnt=9
  10. ^ Oscar Night Red Carpet Gallery. Oscar.com (Feb. 25, 2007). Retrieved on Mar. 11, 2007.
  11. ^ Target Announces Proenza Schouler as the Fifth Designer Collection for GO International (press release) (Jan. 10, 2007). Retrieved on Mar. 11, 2007.

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