Fashion People Getting Too Exhausted By Fashion

Today WWD unleashed a crucial feature that asks the fundamental question, “Is Fashion Heading for a Burnout?” The endless schedule of fashion weeks—and the increasing demand on designers to churn out eight seasons a year to keep up with consumer demand—has been a font for soul-searching for several years now,… »10/27/15 11:37am10/27/15 11:37am


I Have Questions About Alexander Wang's Hooters- and Strip Club-Themed Afterparty

After showing a Spring 2016 collection that included fashion Tevas and late ‘90s style rave looks, Alexander Wang hosted a ten-year anniversary party meant to recreate the atmosphere of famed Miami “gentleman’s” club King of Diamonds, as catered by Hooters. »9/14/15 11:21am9/14/15 11:21am

Health Goth Is, Ironically, Deceased

Health goth is dead because fucking real goth is back, my cool little vampiras. All you fools in your little weenie Nike Free Runs, jogging tights and HBA jammies prepare to fall back because Real Goth is in town this fashion week and is set to destroy your downtown trustafarian personae with glares and severe face… »2/18/15 4:50pm2/18/15 4:50pm

Alexander Wang's New Denim Ads Are Like 'SEX!!!' in a Super Boring Way

Alexander Wang launches his new denim line today and, because most humans who wear denim usually do so without wearing shirts, the accompanying ads feature greased-up model Anna Ewers with her pants pulled down on a recliner cause, you know, *whispers* S-E-X. They're also pretty derivative, if you've ever seen a… »12/03/14 9:50am12/03/14 9:50am

Missy Elliott and Sharaya J Played for Alexander Wang Last Night

Alexander Wang launched his sportswear-inspired collection for H&M last night in New York City with a runway show and a post-show party, the latter of which he is almost as renowned for as his clothing. And say what you want about the scuba-boxerness of the situation (or the WANG hat), Alexander Wang, in general,… »10/17/14 2:30pm10/17/14 2:30pm

Alexander Wang: For the High-Fashion Dystopian Urbanite in You

Before his fall/winter 2014 runway show, Alexander Wang had told the media that the theme of his forthcoming line would be "survival." As evidence of his commitment to this idea, he forced the fashion elite to trek to Brooklyn — the Brooklyn Navy yard, to be specific — where he staged his show in a greenhouse. »2/10/14 3:15pm2/10/14 3:15pm

Alexander Wang's Friendship With Liberty Ross Might Make Working With Kristen Stewart Awkward

It's official: Balenciaga confirmed this morning (via Twitter) that Alexander Wang will be its new creative director, replacing the widely acclaimed Nicolas Ghesquière. "Alexander Wang has responsibility for designing the brand's women's and men's ready-to-wear and accessories collections, as well as for Balenciaga's… »12/03/12 12:40pm12/03/12 12:40pm

'Too Fat' Top Model Winner Triumphs In $85,000 Agency Lawsuit

Dutch model Ananda Marchildon has won her lawsuit against her former agency, Elite. Marchildon, who won Holland's Next Top Model and a €75,000 contract with Elite, was dropped by the agency after only having earned €10,000 in two years of working, and sued for the remaining value of her contract. Elite will now have… »3/07/12 1:40pm3/07/12 1:40pm

Alexander Wang's Garment Workers Sue for $50M Alleging Mistreatment

Critical darling Alexander Wang has been hit with a $50 million lawsuit by garment workers at his Manhattan studio who say that they had to work 16-hour shifts without breaks or legally mandated overtime pay. Alexander Wang apparently saw revenues of over $25 million last year. The allegations are pretty serious: »3/06/12 2:10pm3/06/12 2:10pm