Last night Parsons was on parade! The design school held their annual Parson Fashion Benefit to debut their students’ senior theses in a fashion show at Chelsea Piers to a packed house of 900 attendees. This year the school honored president of Hudson’s Bay Company, fashion veteran Bonnie Brooks and their star alumni, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler who famously sold their entire Parsons senior thesis to Barneys upon its debut.
ELLE has plucked its next accoutrement aficionado from the halls of 4 Times Square: The Hearst mag snagged longtime Glamour editor Maria DueÃ±as Jacobs as its new accessories director, The Daily has exclusively learned. DueÃ±as Jacobs comes to the title after seven years at Glamour, where she’s most recently held the title of senior accessories editor. In March 2012, DueÃ±as Jacobs was promoted from accessories editor at the glossy. Prior to joining Glamour in 2006, DueÃ±as Jacobs dabbled beyond editorialâ€”she’s done stints at PR Consulting and Proenza Schouler, and did freelance styling during her college coed years.
Proenza Schouler’s surf-inspired Net-A-Porter collection has hit the web, people! The nine-piece range includes a selection of dresses, skirts, jackets, shorts, and sweaters in Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez’s signature vibrant hues and bold patterns. Prices range from a $250 cotton-jersey tee to $1,475 for a Baja striped tweed jacket on NetAPorter.com.