Let’s start off this post with a short bio. Born in 1984 to Taiwanese-American parents in San Francisco, Wang grew up in the Bay Area and Los Angeles and at the age of eighteen moved to New York to study at the Parsons School of Design.
Alexander Wang opened its first flagship store, February 2011, in SOHO, NYC. Following the NYC flagship store opening, Alexander Wang opened its second flagship store in April 2012 in Beijing, China. Today, Alexander Wang has over 15 stores worldwide, including its own E-Commerce site shipping to more than 50 countries. Men’s and Women’s categories offer ready-to-wear, T by Alexander Wang, handbags, footwear, small leather goods and the OBJECTS collection, a curation of personal lifestyle items, which are also sold to over 700 of the world’s leading retailers across all categories.
In October 2013, Wang was honored with the ‘Fashion Star’ awarded by Fashion Group International. The award was presented to Wang by Hamish Bowles, European Editor-at-Large of Vogue US.
From menswear inspired pieces to “in your face” PARENTAL ADVISORY Explicit Content crop tops, this young designer showed his skills once again in the Alexander Wang Ready-to-Wear s/s 2014 collection.
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