Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011

Proenza Schouler used a lot of shibori techniques in the Spring Summer 2011 collection. Shibori is several methods of dyeing cloth to create a pattern by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, compressing it, or capping the fabric.

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011

“We wanted it to be a little more polished,” Jack McCollough said backstage, before Lazaro Hernandez jumped in: “So we took all these feminine codes—the embroideries, the flowers—and mixed them up in our own way. We wanted to do something without any obvious references.”(Source).

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011

I was very happy to see that Proenza Schouler was using neon this spring summer 2011 season.  The prints are beautiful.

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011

You’ll want to check out Tommy Ton’s behind the scenes at Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011 photo post on Jak & Jil. He’s got some really great shots.

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011

Watch the full Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2011 fashion show

images: style.com

By Anita Clarke

Anita Clarke is an Engineering Storyteller and the founder of the fashion blog “I want – I got.” She was one of the first and most prominent online fashion writers in Toronto and Canada.