Alexander Wang is taking the next step in putting a new spin on a classic.
With his first fragrance, Wang taps into Balenciaga’s heritage, filtered through his own modern perspective. Wang, who was named creative director of Balenciaga in December 2012, relished the chance to try his hand at a new artistic endeavor in creating the new scent, B Balenciaga — a good thing, as he began working on it practically from Day One at the house. The fragrance is due on counter in mid-October.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"