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Alexander Wang F/W 2012

Posted by stephan | February 12th, 2012
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Alexander Wang Fall/Winter 2012

If you had any doubts about Alexander Wang‘s status as crown prince of New York fashion week, his fall show should put those to rest. Wang unleashed a collection that thrived on ideas about mystery, transparency and power. With models wearing fishnet masks and glossy raincoats crafted from lacquered merino tweed, Wang crafted an urban armor that shielded his beauties from the perils of life and all those pit photographer flashbulbs. Wool featured in a variety of looks, with peroxide and jacquard knits adding unexpected textures to the familiar material. Hybrids and re-imaginings were the buzzwords of the evening; within the clothes and the casting. After a round of fresh faces marched across the mirrored set at Pier 94, the supermodels emerged from hiding and gave the audience a treat; ater all, it is not enough to put on a show – you have to give the fashionistas a spectacle. Gisele, Shalom, Karolina, Carmen and Frankie waltzed out to booming beat, pausing only to stare at their own reflections.

Runway photos: Stephan Moskovic
Backstage photos: Betty Sze
Text: Janelle Okwodu

Casting: Anita Bitton for The Establishment
Stylist: Karl Templer
Hair: Guido Palau
Makeup: Diane Kendal

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12 Comments

  1. Lily says:

    Suvi?

  2. Nádia says:

    Wang will always be Wang! Structured, b&w color palette and super strong designs.

    It’s also interesting that he brought some major models from the “past” – Gisele, KK, Shalom and Carmen.

    My Fashion Insider

  3. GP says:

    The last picture is priceless.

  4. blondie says:

    amazing amazing cast!

  5. VIZIONAIRE says:

    AMAZING to include joan smalls and karmen pedaru in the section with the supermodels! they deserve it! This was an amazing show!

  6. TheGuyWhoLovesModels says:

    All these amazing girls in the Same Building!!!! WOW!

  7. trumancapote says:

    best show of the season

  8. Bruce Edwin says:

    one word – Gisele- the top of the top

  9. Rodrigo Kupfer says:

    Karolina and Gisele together hand to hand. How could i dont fall in love?

  10. maria says:

    great! but do I see real leather again??

  11. Maxi Lai says:

    structured!!!! amazzzing! especially those rider jackets!! definitely the trade of 2012 F/W !! and great tease of model casting!!

  12. Marcelo Alvares de Sousa says:

    just beautiful!

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