Thursday, February 28, 2013

The wait is over

Alexander Wang made his much anticipated debut at Balenciaga today in Paris. Worries about a young street-influenced designer taking over such an enormous and classic brand were put to rest. Wang took this collection back to the roots of the house.

A focus on construction, architecture, and fit put all emphasis on the clothes. No gimmicks or trend dominated pieces were shown. Clean lines and silhouettes made for a simple presentation. Marble details, fur, single strap stilettos, and a black and white dominance gave a sophisticated view of classics.

Not only did Wang prove that he is worthy of his new title, but he proved his maturity as a designer.

So much respect for him, and such a big step for young designers.
I'm excited for what the future will bring!

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