balenciaga | spring 2015

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Alexander Wang took Spring 2015 as his opportunity to break free from the reverent tones of the iconic Cristóbal Balenciaga and previous creative director Nicolas Ghesquière, which he had attentively pursued throughout the collections since his onboarding. This season, however, welcomed in a very Wang-inspired lineup, with a new venue and distinct direction.

Now at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Wang seemed to infiltrate the vibe with his quintessential athletic and urban influences, from the sleek glass-and-metal runway to the street-ready notes of sportswear. And while I’m a huge fan of Wang’s work, I couldn’t separate myself from the feeling I was looking at his eponymous label. After all, this was Balenciaga… Right?

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CREATURES OF THE WIND | Spring 2015

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Designers Chris Peters and Shane Gabier certainly had their hands full this season, with a Spring 2015 collection filled with the distinct aesthetic we’ve come to love and expect from Creatures of the Wind; but this time they’ve introduced something new: a four-piece capsule collection of footwear, including some particularly noteworthy flatform sandals and modish heels.

Read more of my review at Statement.qa.

 

 

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