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New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Alexander Wang review
New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Alexander Wang review

NEW YORK -- To say that Alexander Wang is under pressure right now would be an understatement. Wang, 29, a rock star designer in his own right, known for brash basics favored by downtown It girls and models, is the newly crowned creative director of Balenciaga, replacing Nicolas Ghesquiere. And Wang will have some pretty big shoes to fill when he shows his first collection for the venerable French fashion house in a few weeks' time in Paris. So naturally expectations were high Saturday when Wang presented his own fall-winter 2013 collection. And he did not disappoint. The collection already seemed elevated above what he has done in the past. And its exploration of volume and...

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