Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Alex Wang Presents Space-Age Athletic Wear (With A Glow-In-The-Dark Surprise!)

  1. Begin
    op

    71

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    Let's be real: There would have been an audible gasp at Alexander Wang's spring '13 runway show, even had there not been a glow-in-the-dark surprise at the end. But there was — making the human buzz from inside the Pier all the more moths-to-a-flame-like. Yes, after the parade of white-and-black came to a halt, the lights went off and then the clothes lit up in fluorescent blues and yellows — a move only Alex Wang could make cool and not kitschy. Still, he didn't need the gimmick to make the show a success.

    The collection featured sweaters, shorts, and dresses with perforations in all the right places, which might be a little unflattering on the average woman but looked incredible on its cast of models. There were moments of clean (let's say sterile, even), white hospital-ish looks, and then a series of luxe athletic wear — large shoulder pads, wide-cut shorts, topped off with a futuristic baseball cap/helmet combo. But don't worry; since it's Alex Wang, even the most casual threads were accompanied by killer, thigh-high boots (and aggressive stares from the seasoned models to match).

    Click through for some of our favorite looks.

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Fragrance

Your New Favorite Fragrance, By Personality

Perfumes are kind of like people; each bottle a mini-personality. There's the face they put forward for a first impression, and then a second, deeper side you only discover after hanging out for a while. That's why finding a fragrance that really suits you can be a little like finding a lifelong friend — it’s a read