ALEXANDER WANG CLOTHING
- Main color: Multicolor
Alexander Wang's first flagship store opened in SoHo, New York on February 17, 2011.Wang has helped to revive an otherwise dissolving area Fashion’s east coast epicenter.
Vogue.com says about the Resort 2012 women's ready to wear collection June 2012; “Although Alexander Wang isn’t designing uniforms for the 2012 Olympics, his phone will likely ring off the hook next time around now that this collection’s out. “We were inspired by competitive swimmers, cyclists, and girls prepping for marathons,” Wang said at today’s primary-colored presentation, where perforated track vests, patchwork windbreakers, and utility track pants (accessorized with heeled sneaker-sandals) were skillfully translated for his urban loyalists. It was a focused and confident collection from the young, unstoppable designer who disclosed plans to open a two-story flagship in Beijing in 2012. In designing clothes that will be in his Grand Street store come November, Wang picked up fall’s baton for chic, luxe looks with athletic undertones, leaving behind fur-tipped opulence and concentrating instead on perforated, kinetic wear-ability. “I never really did sports growing up,” he said with a laugh, realizing the irony of the underlying sensibility that’s been with him since the start. “Maybe that’s why they intrigue me. The technology that goes into that clothing is steps ahead, so it’s always been something I look towards.”
On November 30, 2012, Women's Wear Daily reported that Wang has been named Creative Director at Balenciaga after Nicolas Ghesquière departed from the French house. “As Creative Director for Balenciaga, Alexander Wang oversees the Women’s and Men’s ready-to-wear and accessories lines. His debut Fall-Winter 2013 Balenciaga collection took place in February 2013, at the historic Balenciaga salons located at 10 avenue George V, Paris, 75008