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Famous Faces Telling You To DO SOMETHING
This capitalizes on success. Alexander Wang, one of the most famous fashion designers in the world, is finally celebrating his 10th year of astronomical success. Every celebrity on the planet is desperate to wear his masterpieces and with each and every piece of clothing he creates, he promotes the art of high end fashion. To celebrate his 10 years, he has taken on an impressive collaboration with the DoSomething organization recruiting A-list celebrities from all over the world. American royalty aka Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were the first to jump on the project. Kim took on a very typical dress that hugs her curves in all the right places while Kanye took his tradition sweatshirt and baggy jeans look. Each celebrity has their own style and pose that has a slight suggestion of sexiness. This is a wonderful organization to support and it's been a wonderful experience for the celebrities to give back. The target audience is teenagers and fellow young people to help a cause on their own which is something really special. I love this campaign already! Wang, now 31-years-old, has finally grown into his style after years of trial and error. "I went through many different phases as a kid," Wang recently shared with Paper magazine. "I was a raver. I was hip-hop... And I went to boarding school for a while, where my look was a weird hybrid of preppy meets grunge: layered polo shirts with lots of ripped jeans." Today, Wang's designs emulate ultimate opulence and class. They are elegant with just the right amount of awe inspired customization depending on the celebrity. A-listers have been vying to wear Wang at the top red carpet events for the last decade and his success is set to grow even farther. Unlike many other designers in the fashion world, it seems Wang genuinely tries to form long lasting friendships with his clients which is one reason why wearing his designs makes it that much more desirable. So what is DoSomething.org? Taken from their website : "DoSomething.org makes the world suck less. One of the largest global orgs for young people and social change, our 4 million members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment to literally everything else. Any cause, anytime, anywhere. *mic drop" Wanna help out? Go here : https://www.dosomething.org/about/who-we-are Do you think it's necessary for charities to pair up with famous celebrities?
Get Black on Black Style Inspiration from the Fall 2015 Runways
The fall 2015 runway season (which is now becoming relevant as fall fast approaches) was full of black on black monochrome looks, which ranged from edgy to romantic and everything in between. Here are my favorite monochrome black looks from the season, to provide style inspiration for the coming months! Alexander Wang Alexander Wang delivered just what we'd expect, and exactly what we want to look like a tough girl this fall. Heavy masculine shapes, even in the form of maxi dresses, and plenty of hardware detail, make black on the badass look we aim for. Tom Ford As per usual, Tom Ford killed the sexy womenswear game, with long dresses with plunging necklines and cutouts. The accessorizing made his black-on-black looks more intricate and bohemian, heavy boots to keep the looks strong. Alexander McQueen With the McQueen fall 2015 collection, Sarah Burton succeeded in creating something dark, moody, sexy, and romantic, all in one. The revealed midriff comes in unexpected peeks and holes, creating layers of black we can only hope to pull off. Rick Owens The models at Rick Owens' show may have looked beyond spooky, but the dramatic shapes and draped knits and leather are perfect for making a dark statement come fall, especially worn as seperates. Yohji Yamamoto The quirky Japanese designer delivered androgyny and wit in a slew of vaudeville-inspired modest black ensembles.The draped pieces hung dramatically, but the models carried off the dark looks with a quirky sort of grace. Giorgio Armani Armani's collection this fall wasn't all monochrome black. His stong and simple statement jackets and pants looked best in dark colors, and the black ensembles were striking and chic, without being too masculine or too feminine.
Is Alexander Wang Leaving Balenciaga??
Women's Wear Daily is announcing that after only three years at Balenciaga, Alexander Wang's contract will likely not be renewed by the label following the Spring 2016 collections. Wang was appointed Creative Director of the high-profile label in December of 2012, and brought increased sales, star-studded ad campaigns, a hit handbag (Le Dix), and redesigned retail stores to the label. Despite logistical success, Wang was speculated to not be the perfect match for Balenciaga, and his collections for the label met with mixed reviews. To honor his time at the label, let's look back to his work for various Balenciaga collections... Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear In Wang's first collection for Balenciaga, he kept to the label's sleek lines and experimented here and there with texture, ultimately designing a collection that was beautiful but predictable. I can't help but love those pseudo-marbled prints, though. Spring 2014 Ready-to-Wear Cute silhouttes that dozens of young stars would love to wear in that sexy-sophisicated style? Check. Wang delivered plenty of popular pieces in this collection, but he still stayed closer to the label's reputation and shied away from presenting his signature sporty aesthetic. Fall 2014 Ready-to-Wear This is my personal favorite of Wang's collections for Balenciaga. The chunky knits in odd shapes, leather, and hardware, make for a great fall/winter collection with a little more Wang reflected in them. Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear In this collection, Wang really started to show some independence as he asserted his own creative voice to be different from the previous reign of Nicolas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga. He managed to fill a collection with pieces so meticulously delicate, but not sacharine or precious. Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear This most recent season was arguably not a great collection by Wang. He too heavily referenced the old-fashioned silhouettes of Cristobal Balenciaga's original clientelle, though Ghesquiere had done the same just years before. Was it here that onlookers began to note that the Balenciaga Wang partnership was just not a match made in heaven? Whether or not the rumors are true, Wang is undoubtedly a talented and well-respected designer in the industry. If he'll go back to focusing on his eponymous label or go elsewhere is anyone's guess. Where do you think Alexander Wang should work next??