March 1st, 2013
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Balenciaga, “smart and graceful”

© The New York Times

Cathy Horyn’s NYT’s review of Alexander Wang’s first Balenciaga show is spot-on, especially when she says “(h)is debut for Balenciaga was smart and graceful, and the streamlined clothes advanced the codes in a modern way. He may have played it safe but he also didn’t make mistakes”. Cathy’s piece is a must-read to really get a sense of the fabrics and details; the bits we cannot truly appreciate from viewing solely online.

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