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We can assume that Alexander Wang was at least putting the final touches on his pre-fall '13 collection when he accepted the new position at Balenciaga. Whether or not the latter affected the former can't really be determined until February, but after taking the whole trajectory of Wang's collections into consideration, we think the designer is finally primed for the spaceman-meets-workingwoman sophistication of Balenciaga. This current pre-fall collection showed off Wang's more grown-up approach to dressing. Gone are the days of the downtown girl who's never held a job because she's too busy slinking around nightclubs — though, don't expect the 2013 Wang-ite to be at a normal job. Slick "work" backpacks, Prada-esque suit layering, and vests-as-dresses would never fly with a corporate HR (thank goodness), and we're glad to see that his commitment to making sweatpants-at-the-office happen hasn't eased up (it gives a whole new meaning to the sweatsuit).
This modern couple wanted a unique wedding venue that would lend itself to a summer wedding, so they chose the Brooklyn Navy Yard for their nuptials. It offered stunning views of NYC and was a beautiful blank canvas for them to personalize. The bride said her favorite part of the day was getting a private moment with the read
Before you throw in the towel on summer, remember that after July comes August. While it might be easy to forget the month amid all that fall work prep, a whole month of beaching, BBQing, and bonfire-ing still exists before Labor Day rings in the unofficial start of autumn. So, we're making sure we optimize the heck out of read