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12 Feb

Alexander Wang’s Fall 2018 Show Was Working Girl Meets The Matrix

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For his last show during the traditional New York Fashion Week calendar, Alexander Wang set up office in Times Square.

Merging together some major ’80s Working Girl vibes with the ’90s Matrix look, Wang’s Fall 2018 collection was presented in the cubicles of the former Conde Nast building at 4 Times Square. Sticking with the corporate vibe, signs reading ‘AWG’ (the Alexander Wang Group) covered the mock office.

A swift departure from the designer’s usual #WANGFEST after party blowout, this season’s show meant serious business. The collection was comprised of tailored suiting, leather trenches, deconstructed blazers, and ultra-small sunglasses that looked straight out of The Matrix. Of course, Wang still brought his own signature style to the corporate world with tights bedazzled with “CEO,” pink tweed mini skirts, and sweatpants reading “A. Wang Platinum”—inspired by your office corporate card.

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Kaia Gerber hit the runway in a sexy, reconstructed blazer dress, but the show also had its fair share of futuristic leather looks mixed in with some of the designer’s beloved streetwear.

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Plus, Wang achieved the impossible and made tying a knit sweater around your shoulders look cool—no easy feat.

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Along with the small black frames, a bedazzled pair of tiny cat-eye sunglasses hit the runway, an accessory that is sure to take over the street style scene and just about every model off-duty.

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Beyond the collection, the beauty look also mirrored the ’80s and ’90s businesswoman aesthetic with models wearing giant silver claw clips in their hair.

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Beyond the collection, the beauty look also mirrored the ’80s and ’90s businesswoman aesthetic with models wearing giant silver claw clips in their hair.

Hannah Kim
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