Alexander Wang (designer)
|Born||May 17, 1984|
San Francisco, California
|Occupation||Style Icon, Fashion designer|
|Labels||Alexander Wang, T by Alexander Wang|
Wang launched his first full collection of women's wear in 2007. He was nominated for a 2008 Council of Fashion Designers of America in Women's Wear and won a $1,000,000 prize as the CDFA/Vogue (magazine) Fashion Fund Award winner.
Wang is known for his edgy, somewhat masculine womenswear designs, and his fashion shows are renowned as being a highlight of New York Fashion Week. After designing a Fall 2008 collection using black as the predominant color, he designed his Spring 2009 collection using bright colors such as orange, dusty purple, aqua and hot pink, and proclaimed, "They wanted color, they got color!". His Fall 2009 collection was met with wide acclaim. Although he reverted to using mainly black fabrics, he was praised for showing great tailoring skills.
Wang is currently working on his first menswear collection, which will go on sale as part of his T by Alexander Wang collection. A short trailer for this collection can be found on his website.