After last season’s rambunctious #WangFest, the designer opted out of an after party this season with the invite clearly stating "No AfterParty." That statement continued as a theme throughout the collection plastered on sheer stockings during the show and sold the day following as a small capsule collection of mostly t-shirts. [CONTINUE READING...]
Those dark smoky eyes have seen a lot: Alexander Wang’s dark girls cut shapes on the elevated catwalk as if they were at a concert, a heart shaped runway, golden circle style, created by an old theatre company from crumbling plaster. At a borderline address -146th street - out past Harlem. Armoured drivers to avoid surprises after the show. Red lights, a voice that shakes up the music: Power. Power. Power dressing like the oversize jackets that represent late night hedonism. Large untreated metal buttons, rolled up sleeves to reveal leather sweaters. Skin tight trousers like leggings, catsuits with necklines in that fishnet mesh that becomes a reoccurring theme in the collection. Chains as choker necklaces, as bag straps that could be used in self-defence. Fringing on boleros, silver edging to emphasize hems. Dark denim alternated with punked up Prince of Wales checks. And leopard print created with metal, on a mesh that becomes transparent to reveal a dark soul.
By Stefano Roncato - MFF Magazine for Fashion