Many may wonder who is Proenza Schouler after the brand ‘s first collection of Proenza Schouler handbags came out, so we tell you the secret now: Proenza Schouler is the combination of the two names of the two designers’ mothers, one being Spanish by her first name and the other being American wearing the Schouler as her maiden name. Proenza Schouler handbags have ever since become one of the best brands when it comes to handbags and further accessories, such as shoes. Let us see what the story behind Proenza Schouler is and also where we can find their handbags in Dubai.
Two designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, both, founded Proenza Schouler having a great passion in fashion, specifically in handbags. The two young designers were stuying together at the New York Parson’s School of Design. The brand Proenza Schouler was born in 2002 with the help of Barneys New York. The brand has become famous for its great quality and sensitivity in designing ways. Proenza Schouler deals with the production of high quality prêt a porter and haute couture collections which are widely sold all over the world, but somehow, it’s the Proenza Schouler handbags and shoes which gain the biggest attention internationally today.
Due to their hard work and great designs, Proenza Schouler won several fashion awards, such as the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Award after only two years of operation, the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Awars in 2007 and in 2011. Interestingly Proenza Schouler came out with their first shoe collection only in 2008, relatively late yet they have represented great quality and design from the very first time. The producer of Proenza Schouler shoe collection is Giuseppe Zanotti’s Vicini S.p.A who is also a worldwide known quality shoemaker from Italy. Interestingly the first handbag collection of Proenza Schouler was also published in 2008.
If you look at their handbags, you will see some of the highest quality of craftsmanship and high quality artisan works. Each one of their handbag collections are classics, yet almost each one of them having a special edge that makes them different from all the rest. The haute couture collection of Proenza Schouler handbags are really classics made from the best leathers and go with all different dressing styles. Furthermore, they have a lighter way of designing for the younger generation too, these handbags look modern, often shiny and really great for partying. Their newest collection brings back the silver and gold glossy materials in handbags together with the chains and some futuristic outlooks. Proenza Schouler handbags can also thank their global fame thanks to the great agreements the brand has with Harvey Nichols, Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys New York, among other domestic retails.
In Dubai, you can find Proenza Schouler within the Mall of the Emirates, one of Dubai’s most prominent shopping malls, coming right after The Dubai Mall in importance. The Harvey Nichols is located within the Mall of the Emirates and offers a great genuine collection of Proenza Schouler handbags and shoes, also other fashion items from the great designer duo which are really worth checking out.
Proenza Schouler handbags are really one of their kinds; from classy black to the neon-coloured unique handbags, their collection is huge. Proenza Schouler handbags’ price varies between AED 5500 and 9250 generally. Let us hope to see their label store soon to be opened in Dubai, as the demand for their great collections, especially accessories are really growing.