Dazed Digital: Alexander Wang on Taking Over at Balenciaga

Alexander Wang’s appointment to a leading role at fashion house Balenciaga was met with scrutiny to

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Alexander Wang‘s appointment to a leading role at fashion house Balenciaga was met with scrutiny to say the least. In one of the more candid interviews since his relocation to Paris and coupling with the Spanish house in a position formerly occupied by Nicolas Ghesquière, Wang met with Dazed Digital to discuss his uniqueness as a young designer and his experience at Balenciaga thus far. Detailing what the American designer deems to be the most important milestones in the brand’s history, the new creative director additionally touches on how his affinity for iconic shapes will play into Balenciaga’s collections. Head over to Dazed Digital to read the piece – which also appears in Dazed & Confused‘s September 2013 issue – in its entirety.

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