UPDATE: It’s official – Balenciaga appoints Alexander Wang as Creative Director

Major fashion news outlets are reporting the yet to be officially confirmed news – Alexander Wang has been appointed creative director for Balenciaga.

According to market sources, the PPR-owned fashion house picked the buzzy New York designer to succeed Nicolas Ghesquière, who is to officially exit Balenciaga today – WWD

Social media is abuzz with the news of the young, New York designer’s new position at the Parisian house. There are mixed feelings about this, but I am personally very excited to see Alexander Wang’s take on the Balenciaga brand.

READ: WWD – Alexander Wang to Take Reins at Balenciaga
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