Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang was born in San Francisco California, on December 26th 1983, and is of Taiwanese-American decent. At the of 19, in 2003, Alexander Wang, attended the Parsons School of Design, in New York City.   After being at Parsons for two years, Wang launched his own fashion label, focusing on a knitwear collection for both women & men.   In 2007 Wang presented a full ready-to-wear women’s collection at New York fashion week, the collection was a success, and was critically acclaimed by the New York Times.   The praise from the New York Times, created a lot of publicity for the designer, pushing him into the mainstream market.   The following year in 2008, Alexander Wang won the CFDA, Vogue Fashion Fund, which included a $20,000 award, which he used to expand his business. Alexander Wang has since launched many collections, and lines, which included women’s & men’s ready-to-wear clothing, and handbags. He’s went on to receive many prestigious awards, and opened his Flagship store in SoHo New York, in 2011.   Alexander Wang’s lines are now stocked in more then 700 stores and retailers worldwide, making him a one of the industries youngest, well known designers.