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Proenza Schouler's Design Secret is...Google

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Spring 2013 looks via Getty

The Aesthete interviewed the man behind Proenza Schouler's now legendary prints, Chilean-born designer Alejandro Cardenas, and discovered the secret to their supersonic graphics. It's Google. Alejandro explains:
"Like one time, the guys were like, 'Oh, you know those T-shirts with, like, the wolf howling at the moon? We want to do a print like that.' I've never looked at that stuff, I have no idea how to do it. But with enough grinding, enough watching YouTube videos of dudes drawing werewolves, I figured it out. If I don't know how to do something, if you Google enough stuff, someone, somewhere, has tried it."
That almost sounds like a perfect inspiration statement for the boys' latest collection.

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