Alexander Wang is an American fashion designer, known for his outstanding tailoring skills, urban designs and use of mainly black fabrics.
At 15 years old, Alexander Wang went to a summer design program at Central Saint Martins, At age 18, he moved to New York City to attend Parsons School of Design.
In 2005, he launched his own fashion label, which predominantly began with a knitwear collection, and in Fall 2007, he presented a complete women’s ready-to-wear collection on the New York catwalk.
He won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2008, an honor accompanied by a $20,000 award. In 2009 he was recognized by his peers when he won the CFDA’s Swarovski Womenswear Designer of the Year Award, as well as the Swiss Textiles Award the same year.
On November 30, 2012, Wang succeeded Nicolas Ghesquière as a Creative Director at Balenciaga, where he stayed until 2015.