The DNA of Balenciaga’s latest collection encodes sentiments of unabashed renaissance and subtle innovations. The holder of the brand’s newest appointment ,heavy-weight, wonder kid Alexander Wang , presents a collection layered with perfectly tailored silhouettes, draped upon the imperfections of shifting shapes and ever colliding society. This is the Wang guise- in its full effect.
While most were intrigued by fashion’s latest pairing, many speculated as toÂ how Wang’s touch would define the brand. For all that were present for a reply, the designer made his statement quietly, but with plenty of emphasis. Â Bold, redefined shapes traced the runway, as sleek, neo-classics in shades of cool made their satorialÂ debut against the steady pulse of ingenuity , building momentum along the way.
words by Lakenya Kelly