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Today, images from Alexander Wang's first-ever menswear collection hit the internet. Our first thought: That model looks so sad! Clearly, though his body is clad in the softest fabrics $120 can buy, his soul is filled with torment. Maybe he just feels bad for what the material had to endure to get so comfortable. Explains Men.Style.com:
The tees, tanks, hoodies, and button-downs that make up the collection all share the lived-in softness and stretched-out fits of a much-laundered favorite shirt, thanks to Vietnamese-made fabrics developed exclusively for the line. Pima cotton, linen, and Tencel were subjected to all manner of torture to get the feel—tossed with rubber balls, washed with soda.The pieces, released under the T by Alexander Wang label, are all athletic-inspired tops. Wang tells WWD that he wants them to seem laid-back and unfussy. "It’s a guy who doesn’t think he’s fashionable, but is just cool and has taste and style," he says of his pictured customer. "That’s much more appealing than a guy who’s fighting his girlfriend for the mirror." The shirts will be available in the spring.
· A first look at Alexander Wang for men [Men.Style.com]
· Alexander Wang Launches T for Men [Racked]