Black is the haughtiest color. And yet, when it comes to actually getting dressed in the morning, it is often the most accommodating and unfussy. But do you want to be the dour person dressed in all noir?
For his Fall/Winter 2015 collection, Alexander Wang looked to goth metal. That translates to an absence of color, studded accessories, ball-chain trim and exposed zippers—plus operatic vocals over grunting baritones and thrumming guitars, but not really. Like the mishmash of opposing musical influences that characterize the rock genre, Wang’s edgy fashion elements are cut with luxury materials and neo-Victorian propriety to create elegantly tailored pieces sure to outlast any musical phase.
Take the collection’s wool midi dress, which has velvet striping that flatters and accents modestly while creating an inventive play on a classic shape with its metal embellishments. A studded silk and cashmere turtleneck sweater makes cozy badass—it’s what you’ll reach for most Mondays.
If you’re not the brooding type, maybe you’re more of a joiner, then T by Alexander Wang has you equipped.
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