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2014-10-28

Alexander Wang X H&M Collection


Alexander Wang X H&M Collection 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, at the club - the way women live their lives today.


<Athletic Performance Wear>
Wang's debut performance wear pieces include quick-black running tops and perforated laser-cut shorts, each bonded and branded with Alexander Wang in silver mesh. Seamless performance T-shirts, tank tops and crop tops are knitted in a pointelle pattern with a hidden tongue-in-cheek message that becomes visible when worn. Sports bras also feature the Alexander Wang logo on the back or on the wide bands of elastic, while compression crop to[s, tights, dresses and bra tops play with logo of different scales.


<Essentials>
Performance details are used to create fashion pieces, such as the scuba dress with interwoven layers and a cut-out at the waist with a mixed fabrics, or the panelled leggings that create a dynamic patchwork from a technical houndstooth jacquard and stretch silver reflective. Alexander Wang's signature experimentation with fabric innovation is seen throughout the collection, especially with the black foam-injected crocodile-patterned sweatshirt and the scuba sweatshirt embossed with Alexander Wang branding in black and grey melange. Wang's understanding of the urban uniform is found in black scuba motorbike sweats and black leather track pants with a tear-away press-studs down the sides.


<Outerwear>
technical outerwear offers utilitarian protection, such as a black seamless welded water-repellent parka with a moulded hood curved like a baseball cap. a grey jacquard scuba coat is a winter essential, while black motorcycle jackets come both oversized in scuba wool and as a quilted leather puffer.


<Accessories>
Long scuba gloves, stamped with a reflective logo, jacquard beanies and compression socks with graphic logo treatment complete the outerwear look. shoes include a high heel of folded down rubberised leather with a scuba sock, a box heel leather boot, or a high-top scuba sneaker, a leather backpack comes with a hidden branded rain cover in reflective silver and a padded drawstring satchel in rubberised leather.


<Objects>
To represent the scale of the Alexander Wang lifestyle and inject a sense of humor, the collection also includes a range of objects, including a yoga mat, a water bottle, towels, sunglasses with an oversized head strap and swim goggles There are both actual size boxing gloves and those as a mini key-ring, a whistle on a two-finger ring, and a for the victor, a magnetized Alexander Wang trophy cup.


The Men Collection creates an urban wardrobe with the aspect and functionality of performance wear. Comprises 23 newly-developed garments plus accessories and a line of everyday objects, infusing novelty and humour.


<Outerwear>
Beat winter in a reflective silver down jacket with a hood and side ventilation zips, or a black hooded parka with WANG-branded black-on-black webbing zip pulls. There's also a water-resistant black windbreaker with bonded seam construction, a removable interior gilet and moulded hood that's curved like a baseball cap. Additional styles include a black leather motorcycle jacket with a nylon puffer back, as well as a black hooded motorcycle jacket in scuba with embossed elbow patches.



<Essentials>
Hoodies, sweatshrirts and knits are urban wardrobe essentials, such as a hoodie with webbing zip pulls in black or grey melange, and a sweatshirt in black and grey melange with embossed branding. Fine knits come with graphic pattern in black, while the knit sleeves of a hoodie have a foam-injected crocodile pattern. These everyday basics look great for the city streets with carrot-fit five pocket pants with storm-sealed zip detailing, or black scuba motorcycle pants.

<Athletic Performance Wear>
Sport influences run throughout the collection, especially in a seamless quick drying T-shirt perforated with a hidden message that becomes apparent when worn. An arrow graphic performance tank top is branded with Wang silver mesh, while performance shorts are branded with the Wang logo across the front. There is also a colour block and appliqued leather baseball shirt and sports knit leggings branded at the waistband and knee.


<Accessories>
Wang's performance wardrobe for H&M is completed with black scuba gloves, jacquard beanies and graphic branded compression socks. Footwear includes hybrid black scuba sneakers, with the logo stamped in reflective print across the zips, and hi-top zip-front leather sneakers. A padded nylon duffel comes with branded webbing straps, while backpackers are available in black leather or mesh with a hidden nylon "shower cap" for rain protection.

<Objects>
To represent the scale of the Alexander Wang lifestyle and inject a sense of humor, the collection also includes a range of objects including a yoga mat, a water bottle, towels, sunglasses with an oversized head strap and swim goggles, There are both actual size boxing gloves and those as a mini keyring, a whistle on a two-finger ring, and for the victor, a magnetized Alexander Wang trophy cup.