PARIS — Alexander Wang has been named winner of the 2009 Swiss Textiles Award, scooping up 100,000 euros, or about $150,000 at current exchange, to go toward international development.
Wang was up against five other international designers who took their spring/summer collections to Zurich Thursday to compete for the prize, presented by the TVS Swiss Textile Federation. The other finalists were: Peter Pilotto, Erdem, Thakoon, Alexis Mabille and Ohne Titel.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
"That's something that resonates with me too because I'm so locked into a number. If I go over that number it completely ruins my day so it's nice to get detached from the number on the scale." - Chelsea Handler on Kelly LeVeque's book "Body Love." #wwdeye (📷: John Salangsang)