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Alexander Wang Fall 2019

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Alexander Wang FW19

Emily Mercer of WWD on Alexander Wang Fall 2019 collection: Alexander Wang summoned the fashion flock to the former Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower in Brooklyn and dedicated his Collection 2 to the American hustler, referencing Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy and Foxy Brown. “Two women that probably wouldn’t be put side by side, but I felt they had an incredible parallel,” Wang said after the show on Saturday night, explaining both were born in New York to middle-class families and hustled to achieve what they wanted in life — all the while strongly representing the stereotypical uptown/downtown divide. Wang twisted and warped “codes of privilege and wealth, and class and status symbols” to give each exit his cool-girl sensibility. The strongest included tweed jackets with leather butcher’s aprons and chain bracelets worn over rubber gloves; a long, houndstooth topcoat with drone-painted smiley face graffiti by artist Katsu, and evening looks reworked with white T-shirts or men’s blazers cut generously to hang loose like sweatshirts. (For more go to


Kim Kardashian wearing the Alexander Wang Collection 2 final look on Instagram. January 2019.
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