alexander wang

alexander wang

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Brand Established

2004

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Founder

Alexander Wang

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Headquarters

New York City, New York, USA

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About

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.

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What is Alexander Wang's net worth?

Alexander Wang’s net worth is a reported $90 million.

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Where is the Alexander Wang headquarters?

Alexander Wang’s headquarters are in New York City.

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2005

Wang launches his own label with a collection of cashmere sweaters.

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2007

Wang launches his first full women’s collection at New York Fashion Week.

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2008

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.

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2009

Wang launches T by Alexander Wang – a collection of cotton tees, tank tops and T-shirt dresses.

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2011

Wang launches his first sneaker collection.

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2012

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.

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2013

Wang debuts his first collection for Balenciaga at the Fall/Winter 2013 show.

Wang opens a Tokyo flagship store.

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2014

Alexander Wang creates a collection for H&M.

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2015

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.

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2016

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.

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2018

Wang announces he will no longer show at New York Fashion Week.

Alexander Wang teams up with Gentle Monster for an exclusive range of sunglasses.

Wang teams with Uniqlo for a collab on its Heattech underwear.

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2019

Wang drops his second Uniqlo collection.

Wang teams up again with adidas Originals for an ’80s-inspired collection.

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