Alexander Wang to Launch Shoe Collection & Diffusion Line

Alexander Wang to Launch Shoe Collection & Diffusion Line
Alexander Wang in his new studio in Tribeca

According to WWD, Alexander Wang is set to release his “first shoe collection, and he’s dipping into the diffusion arena with a lower-priced label”. The diffusion line dubbed T by Alexander Wang is all about cotton basics, it “will feature 12 styles — from tanks ($28 wholesale) to T-shirt dresses ($40) — all cut in the designer’s signature languid style, with colors ranging from simple whites and heather grays to lavender, chartreuse and cerulean”. “Necklines are stretched and armholes are strategically lowered so that it looks worn in,” he explains. “It’s like sleeping in a T-shirt and then wearing it the next day. It’s not this crisp little T out of the dryer. It’s draped and kind of wilted.”

For his shoe collection, it will consist of “five styles, each a variation on the platform sandal” and “priced at $125 to $250 wholesale, the collection ranges from a perforated leather bootie to a heel topped with fringe”. His inspiration is a contrast to his upcoming spring lineup. Both collections will roll out in Spring 2009, stay tune for more info forthcoming…

Get a peek at his shoe line and T by Alexander Wang after the jump…

Alexander Wang to Launch Shoe Collection & Diffusion Line
T by Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang to Launch Shoe Collection & Diffusion Line
Looks from his new shoe line.

Alexander Wang to Launch Shoe Collection & Diffusion Line

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  1. The Ts look great.

  2. he’s dope, can’t wait.

  3. This means that the collection will retail at about $60-$90. Not exactly fantastic prices for cotton when H&M has decent quality with similar cuts. Designers can’t catch breaks unless they break out into a boutique of their own. When’s Wang getting his own spot??

  4. What about the shoes, how much is retail on those? I love the first ones!

  5. do we really need another basic t-shirt that is sold for $290…….uuuummmmmm NO. The shoes are hot though.

  6. wow. i love his studio.

    and yum. can’t wait for this launch!

  7. everything times 2.5 should be the retail price

  8. he’s just too awesome ! he’s a hottie with brains =P

  9. Shoes coming in March…best selection at Barneys. He’s so cool.

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