Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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New York: Alexander Wang continues to raise the bar in innovative materials and styling and this Spring collection was no exception. Wang reinterpreted the technical aspect of sport shoes vis a vis Nike, Adidas, and Stan Smiths as his leitmotif and reimagined them into body con dresses, high heeled pumps and sporty accessories. Nike’s familiar Flyknits were interpreted as sylph-like body-con dresses and the high-waisted slim-line pants paired with fitted tees and plissé camis is sure to become one of the must have silhouettes for the season. Wang’s electric colors from his last collection continued and vibrated in intensity – from cobalt to lime and lemon all played back against black and white. Any die hard fashionista will be donning her sneakers and racing to be the first to wear these sculpted, streamlined silhouettes. – Lizzy Bowring
Key Items: Tennis dresses / Mini dresses / Turtlenecks / Fitted Tees / Plissé camisoles / High waisted slim line pants / Fitted and belted tailored jackets / Oversized shirts / Cropped Tux jackets / Long tee dresses
Colour: Black / Grey / White / Lime / Cobalt / Lemon / Red / Orange ochre
Print & Pattern: Black and white barcode interpretations / Color blocking
Materials & knits: Foam injected leather / Mesh / Techno stretch
Footwear: Woven elastic pumps / Triple strapped pumps
Accessories: Sporty shoulder bags / Sport clutches
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