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Fashion wunderkind Alexander Wang can boast a superlative C.V.

 

In a nutshell:  Highlights (to date)

Born in 1983,  San Francisco born Wang knew

from an early age that he wanted to design.

At age 19:  started a fashion course at NYC’s famed

Parsons New School of Design

At age 21:  he launched his own label (That was quick!)

At age 22:  he presented his first collection

At age 23:  he won the Vogue Fashion Fund, which assisted to

finance his business

 

At age 25:  he was awarded the  Swarovski Award for Womenswear from

the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)

At age 27:  he was hailed Best New Menswear Designer by American GQ

At age 28:  he is named Creative Director of French label, Balenciaga

 

CFDA president, Diane von Furstenberg befittingly calls him a “star”.

 

And now, before his 30th birthday (26 December)

his enthusiastically anticipated capsule collaboration

with high street giant H & M,

will be in stores on 6 November 2014.

 

(image from butterboom.com):

 alexander wang, h & m, image

 

Wang is the newest member of the Swedish multinational clothing company’s

design collaboration family.  In recent years, H & M has partnered with

Marni, Isabel Marant, Stella McCartney and Karl Lagerfield among others.

 

 

 

Everything is still a bit under wraps and still a bit hush hush.

What is known:

the collection is sports wear focused

with signature Wang urban street vibe

includes womenswear/menswear pieces

lots of black, lots of leather

and the Wang logo in prominence.

A Sneak Peek

Alexander Wang   -X-  H&M

November, 2014

(images from style.com):

alexander wang, h and m, sneak peek

alexander wang, h and m, womens, sneak peek

(image from gq-magazine.uk):

alexander Wang, H and M, capsule,me gq-magazine.co.uk-01-GQ_08Sep14_b_592x888_1

Mark your diary!