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Only up close does one realise the entire pattern is constructed with intricate clusters of floral bead, crystal and threadwork embroidery on tulle Right: The workmanship hit its zenith with the designers' S/S 2013 collection, where a photo of a public pool was printed onto a double face silk satin patchwork and then, for a double dose, was also printed onto half the strands in an asymmetrical woven leather skirt.'Those were banal photographs we just found off of the internet,' explains Hernandez. We wanted something urban, and nature and a mix of both.In her new role, Giardina is responsible for taking the concepts shown on the runway and “making sure those ideas are product people want to buy and wear,” she says.Giardina grew up in a house on Arundel Avenue and attended Clayton schools, where she was happiest in the art room and with the art teachers.For A/W 2012, the designers patched together a grid-front jacket from woven leather stripes and quilted leather arms.The top, featuring a laquered, heavy lace embroidery, is paired with a woven leather skirt inspired by karate-chopping Kendo uniforms The weaving of unlikely and un-malleable materials is a favourite studio past time.
Having graduated to the big leagues, the designers now whip up more intricate fare, like these two regal peacocks coming to life as thread embroidery on a quilted silk satin dress from A/W 2012.
It’s an extremely creative process, and our team is integrated and the co- founders are doing everything that we’re doing, which is amazing. I’ve never been handed a mood board and been told, "Sketch from here.” Why do you think you were chosen for this position? Actually, the reason I met with Jack and Lazaro is that I had heard several times that they liked what I was doing at 10 Crosby, which is interesting because 10 Crosby is a contemporary not a designer price point. So one of our initiatives for this year is to change the way our calendar works.
What do you think they liked about your experience and your vision? They liked the product I was doing there, and I’d heard that a couple of times. I read that Proenza Schouler showed in Paris for the first time. Instead of having four collections a year, having pre-collections, and having main collections—Resort, Spring, Pre-Fall, and Fall—we have two collections. My mom has always been really interested in creative people and style, and she used to have all these books like …
The skirt-half, meanwhile, is like a walking bathroom floor with its gold metallic tiles, hand-woven with black and teal leather ribbon From their first runway collection that featured home-made rubber sequins, embroidery has been a Proenza hallmark.
The skirt-half, meanwhile, is like a walking bathroom floor with its gold metallic tiles, hand-woven with black and teal leather ribbon The weaving of unlikely and un-malleable materials is a favourite studio past time.