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T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Fittings, Friday, 4:30 p.m. | The designers Jack McCollough (left) and Lazaro Hernandez (right), of the American fashion label Proenza Schouler, adjust the fit on an embroidered dress from their spring/summer 2018 collection.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Les Accessories, Friday, 5:10 p.m. | A brilliantly colored selection of shoes, embroidered with tubes and balls.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Final fittings, Saturday, 5:30 p.m. | The Argentine model Mica Argañaraz is fitted in an outfit of traditional Irish crochet, a lacy knit popular during the Belle Époque period.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    School days, Sunday, 6:50 a.m. | McCollough and Hernandez outside of their venue, the Lycée Jacques-Decour, a working high school in the north of Paris, close to the Gare du Nord.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Backstage preparation, Sunday, 7 a.m. | On the day of the show, preparations begin several hours before the official 11 a.m. start time. Backstage, Hernandez lays out a number of knitted garments, which form a major part of the collection.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Backstage preparation, Sunday, 7 a.m. | On the day of the show, preparations begin several hours before the official 11 a.m. start time. Backstage, Hernandez lays out a number of knitted garments, which form a major part of the collection.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    A model mother, Sunday, 8:15 a.m. | The model Mariacarla Boscono introduces her 4-year-old daughter, Marialucas, to the designers. Boscono is one of a number of “old-school” models returning to walk in the show.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Rehearsals, Sunday, 9 a.m. | Flanking Nickerson, McCollough and Hernandez watch the first walk-through of the show. The models wear their own clothes, but Proenza Schouler’s shoes, to get used to the feel.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Dressing up, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. | Hernandez supervises as models are dressed in their show looks. Here, a duo of dresses in the Irish-crochet-inspired nylon ribbon material.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Backstage visits, Sunday, 11 a.m. | Anna Wintour, the editor in chief of Vogue, visits the designers backstage to view the collection before its official unveiling.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Birds of a feather, Sunday, 11:05 a.m. | As the audience arrives, Hernandez kisses model Sasha Pivovavora good luck.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Showtime, Sunday, 11:25 a.m. | McCollough and Hernandez make last-minute adjustments as models begin to file out of the schoolroom and onto the outdoor runway.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    The comeback, Sunday, 11:28 a.m. | After walking the runway, Proenza Schouler’s opening model — Alisha Nesvat — returns, ready for the finale.

  • T Magazine – 48 hours with Proenza Schouler

    Finale, Sunday, 11:32 a.m. | Hernandez applauds while McCollough surveys the models lining up for the finale.