Originally posted on TEAM YELLOW:
Having just unveiled a heavily sportwear-themed collection for H&M that in the words of Jezebel, makes you look like a funky scuba diver, Alexander Wang chose one of New York’s most illustrious sporting venues to launch it. Usually a track-and-field facility, on Wednesday night the Fort Washington Avenue Armory allowed its interior to be camped up for an evening that incorporated a fashion show, pop-up shop and gig by Missy Elliott.
Arriving so far north in Manhattan that some fashionistas were getting the bends, the black-clad hordes were ushered upstairs to an arena decked out in black sparkly carpet, over which was hung a cube of screens bearing the designer’s name and H&M’s logo. An athletics track surrounded tall black wooden structures and a couple of trampolines. The…
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