New York City, New York, USA
Alexander Wang is an American fashion designer known for his cool, grungy, utilitarian design that he describes as “models off-duty.”
His clothes have been spotted on everyone from Travis Scott and The Weeknd to Vince Staples and Zoe Kravitz.
Born in San Fransisco, Wang moved to New York at 18 to attend Parsons School of Design but dropped out at 19 during his second year to begin his own label – launched with a collection of unisex cashmere knits.
Alexander Wang’s net worth is a reported $90 million.
Alexander Wang’s headquarters are in New York City.
Wang launches his own label with a collection of cashmere sweaters.
Wang launches his first full women’s collection at New York Fashion Week.
Wang is awarded the Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund. He receives $20,000 and the mentorship of Diane Von Furstenberg to expand his business.
Wang launches his first handbag collection.
Wang launches T by Alexander Wang – a collection of cotton tees, tank tops and T-shirt dresses.
Wang launches his first sneaker collection.
Wang opens his first flagship store in New York’s Soho.
Wang is named Creative Director of Balenciaga – overseeing the women’s and men’s ready-to-wear and accessories collections.
The New York Post report a $50 million lawsuits against Wang for apparently running a sweatshop in Manhattan.
Women’s Wear Daily later report the suit was dismissed by a New York federal judge.
Wang debuts his first collection for Balenciaga at the Fall/Winter 2013 show.
Wang opens a Tokyo flagship store.
Alexander Wang creates a collection for H&M.
Alexander Wang leaves Balenciaga.
Wang releases his first jewelry collection.
The Weeknd and Alexander Wang team up for a new collection, WANGXO.
Wang opens his first European flagship store in London.
Wang launches a furniture collection for Italian label Poltrona Frau.
Wang takes over as CEO and chairman of the brand, following his mother Ying Wang.
Alexander Wang teams up with adidas Originals. The first in an ongoing series is released.
Wang drops his second Uniqlo collection.
Wang teams up again with adidas Originals for an ’80s-inspired collection.