Alexander Wang’s show felt very Safari via the Gymnasium which is no surprise as Alexander Wang's clientele is an adventurous but body-conscious young woman (let's face it, you'd need to spend plenty of hours in the gym if you were planning on wearing the majority of these stretchy sexy silhouettes.)
Wang showed a really interesting mix of laid back fabrics like khaki cotton, denim and sweatshirting all innovatively tailored and/or embellished with caramel leather detailing and accessories (like the gorgeous panelled caramel leather jacket). Wang clearly got the memo this season that stores are looking for both innovation AND investment sportswear. Not recommended for the gym however, are the fantastic cheetah print wedges he sent down the runway with virtually every look. They could easily become a season must-have for girls on the go. Sexy, sturdy AND exotic.
Check out the backstage beauty goings on from Alexander Wang here and show report from DKNY here.
- Andrew Scott Holden in New York