alexander wang's favourite girls wear the best looks from the designer's archive

Binx, Anna Ewers, Behati Prinsloo and more take us down memory lane with a trip through the New York icons most iconic looks.

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25 November 2015, 10:40am

Behati spring/summer 09

What's your favourite memory of Alex? There are too many to count. He was at my bachelorette party and that's all I'm going to say about that, HA!

What does "popular" mean to you? Mean girls in high school.

Do you care how many followers you have on Instagram? I do and I don't, I don't think Instagram was created for someone who didn't care how many followers they have. But at the same time I'd be happy with none!

Whose account do you double tap most on Instagram? The Fat Jewish and National Geographic. 

Finish this sentence: Alex is my friend because… he is kind, generous, EXTREMELY fun and still the same Alex I met 10 years ago. 

What is the ultimate pop song?Right now it's I Can't Feel My Face, The Weeknd.

Anna autumn/winter 09

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? He's forward-thinking and has magnetic energy. 

What's your favourite memory of working with Alex? Friends don't tell secrets…

Define the Wang girl in 3 words... Adventurous, bold and unapologetic.

Finish this sentence: Alex is my friend because… he is loyal and sincere.

Stella spring/summer 11 

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? He has an urban and modern point of view on high fashion. 

What's your favourite Alex memory? Me, at 13 years old, watching his fashion show for the first time - autumn/winter 13, on YouTube. 

Finish this sentence: Alex is my friend because…he is a lovely and very talented designer who I love to work with. 

Define the Wang girl in 3 words...Young, wild and into hip hop.

Fei Fei autumn/winter 11

Finish this sentence, Alex is my friend because… when he walks in the room he brings an energy like no other person!

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? His progressive aesthetic. 

What's your favorite memory of working with Alex? During my first show season, backstage at his show. I was so shy. Everyone was so busy, so it was really hard for me to chat with other people, but I wanted to take a selfie with Alex. He was the busiest of all, but he still made the time to take a selfie with me. I felt such a warmth from him, like a brother.

Define the Wang girl in 3 words... Cool, special and young.

Binx spring/summer 12  

What makes Alex so successful in fashion? The connection he has with youth and his ability to showcase it through his shows. 

What's your favourite memory of Alex? Coachella.

Finish this sentence: Alex is my friend because… he 's a bad bitch.

Isabella autumn/winter 12  

What's your favourite memory of working with Alex? After we finished shooting the campaign, all of us girls and him were dancing to Nirvana and it was awesome!

Define the Wang girl in 3 words... Badass, energetic and cool. 

Finish this sentence: Alex is my friend because… I vibe with him and his collections. 

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? Alex is amazing when it comes to designing. The way he can take a feeling and make it into a collection is so cool. For example, autumn/winter 15 was very gothic and metal and he made a collection representing that mood perfectly.

Molly autumn/winter 13

Finish this sentence, Alex is my friend because… he is relaxed, focused, and kind at the same time.

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? His clothes and his attitude are effortlessly cool.

What's your favourite memory of working with Alex? Seeing him sprint down the runway after my first Wang show .

Define the Wang girl in 3 words... Relaxed, unique and outgoing.

Peyton spring/summer 14

What's your favourite memory of working with Alex? I came to my first fitting for spring/summer 16 expecting to be pinned into a look and walk a few times, but instead, I found myself under the razor blade of Guido, dropping ten inches of light brown locks to the bathroom floor. They had to tell me to stop smiling; I was so ecstatic! 

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? Alex has a distinct, unique design style, something that has always set him apart from others. He pushes the limits of fashion and isn't afraid to try something new. He's extremely innovative. 

Finish the sentence: Alex is my friend because… he gives off such a positive, fun vibe. It's impossible not to smile when you see him! 

Define the Wang girl in 3 words... Confident, strong and real. 

Vanessa spring/summer 15

Finish the sentence, Alex is my friend because… he's an incredible person, motivating to work with, and very loyal.

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? He's not just an amazing designer, he's also amazing to be around. He builds a relationship with his girls, and the people who he works with. Everyone loves him, because he's so down to earth, beyond being talented.

What's your favourite memory of working with Alex? Beyond opening my first show ever with him? His after party this past season - the 10th Anniversary for the brand. 

Define the Wang girl in 3 words... Confident, unique and personable.

Lia & Odette autumn/winter 15

Define the Wang girl in 3 words... Lia: Strong, strange and beautiful. Odette: Confident, energetic and unusual. 

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? Odette: He is unusual. He has been a memorable and eye-catching designer for over ten years. Lia: His talent and personality. 

What's your favourite memory of working with Alex? Lia: When I worked with him for the first time last season at Balenciaga in Paris. I was so happy for the opportunity!

Maartje spring/summer 16 

What makes Alex so popular in fashion? His clothes are so beautiful. I love the technical fabrications he uses - they're always so inventive! 

What's your favourite memory of working with Alex?I loved it when he came up to me after his last Balenciaga show! That was such an emotional moment for all involved!

Define the Wang girl in 3 words... Cool, individual and sophisticated. 

READ our interview with Alexander Wang as we celebrate ten years of the designer.

Credits


Photography Daniel Jackson
Fashion Director Alastair McKimm
Hair Recine at The Wall Group using Recine Lux Hair Oil by Rodin
Make-up Mariel Barrera at Joe Management
Nail technician Martha Fekete at Bryan Bantry
Digital technician Karen Goss
Photography assistance Jake Merrill, Kit Leuzarder
Styling assistance Lauren Davis, Sydney Rose Thomas
Hair assistance Shingo Shibata, Kabuto Okuzawa
Make-up assistance Yumi Kaizuka, Toru Sakanishi
Production Nikki Stromberg at MAP
Casting Anita Bitton at Establishment Casting
Models Anna Ewers, Behati Prinsloo and Maartje Verhoef at Women. Binx Walton and Odette Pavlova at Next. Lia Pavlova at One. Molly Bair at the Society. Peyton Knight at IMG. Fei Fei Sun and Vanessa Moody at Women. Isabella Emmack and Stella Lucia at DNA.
All clothing Alexander Wang.