It’s hard to think about Proenza Schouler as upstarts; at this point, their show during New York Fashion Week is one of the most anticipated. And yet, it was just 10 years ago that the duo staged their very first runway show (prompted, in large part, by the fact that Barneys purchased their entire Parsons senior thesis collection the year before).
In the time since they’ve become celeb darlings, worn by everyone from Carey Mulligan to Liv Tyler, and a fashion buzz brand. And last night, the two Proenza-obsessed worlds collided in a party in L.A. celebrating the launch of First Collection, a reissued capsule of the pieces they sent down the runway a decade ago. It’s available to purchase at–where else?–Barneys, and was feted by–who else?–the very women who love to wear Proenza.
And of course, they were all dressed in Proenza. Which meant that, yeah, they all looked good–here are our five favorites: