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There was much talk about the fact that
Alexander Wang chose to host his fall 2014 collection away from the usual sights for
New York Fashion Week. In fact, he decided to have editors make the trek across the bridge to Brooklyn to catch a glimpse of his high-tech, utilitarian collection filled with zippers, rubber-like jackets and knee-skimming shorts with cargo pockets. Here are five things you need to know in case you weren’t lucky enough to score a ticket.
1. The commute chaos: The show was held at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Try explaining that to your cab driver, who was completely bewildered as to why a flock of fashion types would be making their way to the industrial part of Brooklyn. Editors grumbled – but the show, as in most cases with Alexander Wang, did not disappoint. Leaving the show was another zoo altogether. With black cars and cabs jammed into the tiny streets of the dockyard, there was a lot of confusion – horns honking, cabbies screaming, editors on their phones yelling, “I can’t hear you. I have no idea where I am. Help me!”