Alexander Wang Essay
Wang for the job, also scoffed at
concerns about his age.
“Oh, please, come on,” she said. “How great is it to be young? That is when designers are at their
most fearless. That is when you do your most creative work.”
When Mr. Ghesquière was named chief designer there, in 1997, he was just 25.
ON Nov. 5, in a major surprise, Balenciaga announced that Mr. Ghesquière was leaving. His vision
for the house, combining a reverence for the archives of Cristóbal Balenciaga with high-tech fabric