We would want to make little tweaks and changes; we would drive our team absolutely bonkers.For us, it’s an attitude, silhouette, and shape, and very much about a moment. There are certain reviewers who are amazing, and we deeply respect what they have to say. I sat there swiping through the whole collection, looking at proportions. Valerie Steele, Director, The Museum at FIT and designers Jack Mc Collough and Lazaro Hernandez are seen during Cocktails and Conversation with Designers Jack Mc Collough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler and Dr. Hence, in a spring polar vortex, New York designers showed autumn/winter 2016 clothes that were sleeveless, backless, sometimes simply worthless.
These rarities caught on to the odd flavour of now, something you would dub the "zeitgeist" if that phrase wasn't so witheringly sneer-worthy.
(After all, Cook was not only a longtime collaborator but also a friend.) “When you’re interviewing for a CEO, it’s a whole different effort you’ve got to put in,” Mc Collough says, explaining that he and Hernandez would invite candidates to their country house in an attempt to build a stronger connections and that they made several trips to Europe simply to have dinner with some of them.
“You spend weeks, months, sometimes, meeting these people....” “It’s like speed dating,” Hernandez adds.
Born in the Cuban neighborhood of Miami in 1978, Lazaro Hernandez was influenced at an early age by the women of his mothers beauty salon.
Trying to start down a more realistic path than design, he originally began a pre-med education with plans to become a doctor, but Hernandez couldnt quell his dreams of wanting to be in fashion.