Alexander Wang appeared to go from fashion darling to fashion disaster on Saturday evening, taking up Kanye West’s position at New York Fashion Week because the designer who pushed editors’ and bloggers’ persistence too far.
Wang’s show in Bushwick was dubbed by critics “a idiot’s errand,” “a huge center finger up,” “a f - - king joke” and “what Fyre Festival will need to have been like.”
A 12 months in the past, West’s show on Roosevelt Island prompted an editor to grumble, “I really feel like we’ve been kidnapped.”
Of Wang’s occasion-hearty #WangFest on a useless-finish avenue in Brooklyn, blogger Bryanboy posted (on a non-public Instagram feed): “He received balls to placed on the invite he'll begin at 9 p.m. ‘sharp’ (possibly in a totally different time zone) and confirmed nearly an hour and half later with everybody standing on the road behind crowded barricades like herded cattle outdoors some silly a - - warehouse in Brooklyn. We waited for nothing.”
WWD wrote of being “corralled behind metallic police barricades,” however “[d]uring a postshow interview in a film set trailer that smelled of vomit, [Wang] appeared oblivious.”
Fashions together with Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner arrived with Wang by way of a occasion bus after Manhattan stops for followers. Bryanboy mentioned, in his submit, “You drive fed us a dwell episode of ‘Protecting Up With Kim and Kris’ by way of intravenous feed with no choice to alter the channel on the distant.” However maybe all might be forgiven.
The blogger’s rant was deleted, and he instructed us, “I genuinely imagine he’s a gifted designer . . . this one merely stretched our persistence skinny.” Both method, he mentioned he had a higher time at “the bar subsequent door, Honey’s, the place it was extra enjoyable and the drinks are low cost, low cost, low cost!”