July 7, 2022

The lights dim and friends take their seats — the Proenza Schouler present is about to begin. We’re not in New York Metropolis, and even at vogue week, however in Charleston, South Carolina, and seated subsequent to a smattering of the editors you may anticipate is a row of ladies dressed head-to-toe within the New York label. They don’t seem to be celebrities, influencers or merchandisers, however precise buyers, getting an up-and-close take a look at the model’s newest largely because of Stacy Smallwood, the founding father of Hampden Clothes, who gathered a bunch of shoppers and associates to rejoice the shop’s 15-year anniversary via a runway expertise that a lot of her regulars have by no means had the possibility to participate in earlier than.