May 10, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Sep 11, 2014
New York: Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez said of their new Proenza Schouler collection that it was, “Our version of American sportswear.” If that’s the case, sportswear has reached a new level. There were rifs on the classics: parkas in laser-cut and color-blocked leather, hand knitted polos with inset leather panels and two-tone leather pants, a deconstructed argyle sweater, not to mention, the tailored coats and jackets in Prince of Wales checks spliced with black wool. The python was a bit of a surprise and felt more at home for fall than a summery spring season. However, the coolest section of the collection were the dresses and skirts that swooshed with fabulous fringing. Very new preppy, cool and chic. – Lizzy Bowring
Silhouette: Sportswear / Tailored
Key items: Parkas / Polos / Tee shapes / Full skirts / Knit column dresses / 2-tone leather pants / Argyle sweater / Fringed dresses and skirt / Tailored coats and jackets / Mid calf pleated skirt / Tee shape dresses / Crochet skirts
Colour: Black / White / Tan / Royal blue / Rust / Black
Print & Pattern: Python / Prince of Wales check
Materials & knits: Paper weight leather / Wool / Silk / Perforated leather / Diamantes / Fringing
Footwear: T-bar flats /Leather fringed peep toes
Accessories: Shoulder bag / Fringed clutches
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