Proenza Schouler’s Spring Collection Takes Cues from ’50s Architecture

It-designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez looked to "Googie" architecture -- a space-age style that gained popularity in Southern California in the 1950s -- for their structured spring offering.

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It-designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez looked to "Googie" architecture -- a style that gained popularity in Southern California in the 1950s -- for Proenza Schouler's structured spring offering.
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The runway was completely covered in wall-to-wall mustard shag carpeting, and an interesting mix of celebrities sat front row, from Alexa Chung and Pharrell (pictured) to Alicia Keys.
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References to the 1950s were littered throughout the collection, from the colors to the silhouettes, as well as space-age materials like the plastic-looking panels on this top and skirt.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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A look from Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection.
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