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Alexander Wang

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TOUGH-CHIC
New York: One of the most highly anticipated shows during New York Fashion Week, Alexander Wang’s F/W 11 collection was a surprising return to the tough-chic look that characterized his early work. Black leather motorcycle jackets and slim pants were classic Wang, while quilted nylon pieces – including a series of voluminous A-line coats – were a play on the ubiquitous sleeping bag coat, a New York staple. Innovative fabrics, including sweater knits that morphed into satin, elevated the looks. Slashed effects up the sides of simple ribbed sweaters and across luxe satin skirts and tops supported the edgy vibe, and Lurex panels added a bit of sparkle.

Color: Black / Silver / Peachy pink / Ivory

Key Items: A-line coats / Leather motorcycle jacket / Sweaterdresses / Quilted tuxedo jackets / Slashed satin skirts

Materials: Nylon / Leather / Sweater knits that morph into satin / Satin / Angora / Lurex / Fur

Details + Trim: Quilting / Lurex or leather panels / Slashing / Fur collars

Accessories + Footwear: Quilted leather open-toed knee-high boots / Metallic sandals / Fur embellished sandals / Pointy metallic loafers / Sunglasses with fur arms / Minaudieres / Perforated silver multi-finger rings

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