October 2014; New York NY: The wait is officially over! Alexander Wang’s highly anticipated and heavily previewed H&M collection hit the runway in The Big Apple!
Stars on the Red Carpet: Among the stars celebrating the Alexander Wang x H&M Men’s and Women’s Collection were Jessica Chastain, Solange Knowles, Kate Mara, Natasha Lyonne, Dakota Fanning, Mary J. Blige, Justin Theroux and Melissa George, among others.
Wang’s runway celebration was further enhanced by a musical performance by Grammy Award winning artist Missy Elliott.
Wang Joins Roster of Iconic H&M Designers: Wang, who is the first American and the youngest designer to team with H&M, announced the collaboration via Instagram at the Coachella Festival in California earlier this year. Renown for his love of street style and sportswear, Wang joins icons Versace, Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, and Marni in H&M’s roster of famous fashion collaborators.
Wang’s first full performance collection exudes an urban, minimalist look as it reflects the 30-year old’s signature sports luxe vibe which arrives in a color palette of black, grey, and white. Recently superstar fashionista Rihanna was the first celebrity to be spotted wearing Wang’s H&M wear on the streets of New York City - adorned in a crop top and leggings. Wang’s collection will be available in 250 H&M stores beginning on November 6, 2014.
About Alexander Wang’s H&M Men’s Collection: The Alexander Wang x H&M menswear collection creates an urban wardrobe with the aspects and functionality of performance wear. The collection comprises of 23 newly developed garments, plus accessories and a line of everyday objects, infusing novelty and humor. Alexander Wang x H&M will be available from November 6, 2014 in 220 stores worldwide, as well as online.
About Alexander Wang’s H&M Women’s Collection: Alexander Wang X H&M for women captures the speed of the city, mixing sports and performance for everyday life. Technical details and fabrics are used for both function and fashion, including Wang’s first ever versatile performance wear wardrobe. The women’s collection includes 38 exclusively designed garments, as well as accessories and a playful take on everyday objects. The result is a collection to be worn on the street, in the gym or at the club - the way women live their lives today.