Sunday, 14 February 2010

Wang lust

So Alexander Wang hit NYFW last night (UK time), a show that was highly anticipated by fashion journalists and fans the world over. I, like anyone else who found themselves in on a Saturday night, caught the whole show as it was live streamed on Show Studio - cue nasal tones to my boyfriend "please may I watch the Wang show streamed liiiiiive?" It worked and I was enraptured.

Wang said the collection was about "growing up, about progress",'s Meenal Mistry called it "more precise, less street chic manner, slicing away extraneous elements". Fabrics included leather, velvet, beading and sheer. Dresses were gloriously draped, knitwear was chunky and modelled by Agyness, heels were also v chunky and layering was still very much in the picture Oh...and now backpacks are well and truly back, FYI, Wang co-signed that.

The front row featured Geldofs, Hollands, Tavis and many a New York hipster as well as le grand dame Anna Wintour.

Here are my favourite looks (from

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