Alexander Wang celebrated 10 years in the fashion biz with a collection that embodiedthe brand’s ethos: the streets. And what do tough urbanites want to wear? Slouchy, boyish low-slung pants, crop tops, denim cut-off shorts, bomber jackets, cargo-finagled trench coats, mesh and, as always, hoodies. Wang’s version repped his hometown, San Francisco.
The show didn’t stop on the runway
After the models final walk, a loud, bass-heavy video gave audience members — which included Kanye West, Lady Gaga (smoking front row!) Nicki Minaj, Mary J. Blige, The Weeknd and Miguel — a look back at the designer’s biggest moments, from a starry eyed 21-year-old debuting his first collection to his massive athleisure line for H&M last November.No, Balenciaga was not mentioned (Bye, Felicia).
The after party
Then Wang nailed the other thing he’s known for: throwing an epic bash. A curtain went up to reveal pole dancers suspended in air. Bottle-popping time. The crowds raged, Hooters waitresses passed out grub and Tinashe, Lil Wayne and Ludacris took the stage.