Jack and Laz with Cohasset native Kate Bosworth. Photo via JustLuxe.
It’s not everyday you have a chance to be inspired by the men who are holding court at the center of the fashion universe (I’m not even saying that to be dramatic). But, tomorrow is that day, because Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, the guys behind one of the most-coveted, cutting-edge and celebrated labels in contemporary fashion, are coming. to. Boston. That’s right, Proenza Schouler, the men who brought the world the Ps1 bag and sent this down the runway at New York Fashion Week earlier this month will be here, and they’ll be sharing what they know.
You can catch Jack and Laz at the Institute of Contemporary Art on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. as part of the ICA’s artist talks series. They’ll discuss their designs and the inspiration behind their collections with museum curator Helen Molesworth.
From the ICA website:
Designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez met while studying at the Parsons School of Design in New York and launched their distinctive clothing brand Proenza Schouler shortly thereafter. Notable for an intriguing and inventive use of fabric, their designs are inspired by influences ranging from the Himalayan region of Nepal; the coy urban youth culture of New York; and artists Cy Twombly, Mark Rothko, and Gerhard Richter. Since launching in 2002, Proenza Schouler has received an extraordinary number of accolades and awards, including the coveted CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award three times, most recently in 2013. McCollough and Hernandez will discuss their designs and inspirations with Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator.