Born in San Francisco, Alexander Wang is known as an American fashion authority. In 2005 after only two years at the Parsons School of Design he decided to launch his own label as a knitwear collection. In 2007 he presented his first RTW collection and won the “Vogue Fashion Fund” award one year later. The succeeding year he was rewarded the “Swarovski Womenswear Designer of the Year” and the “Swiss Textiles Award”. Since then he his urban, minimalist and grunge-style collections became a worldwide favourite.