All eyes were on Paris for Alexander Wang’s debut Balenciaga collection and in more ways than one the designer did not disappoint. Not only were the designs solid and in line with the Balenciaga aesthetic, but Wang also populated the runway with models chosen exclusively for the brand. Click through to see the chosen bevy of beauties who walked for Wang’s first effort at this storied fashion house.
This lucky lady not only earned a worldwide exclusive, she also opened the show, providing the world with their first look at Alexander Wang’s debut collection for Balenciaga.
“I didn't see it coming, but I have to say she looks stunning there,” la.vie.in.mode posted.
Marike Le Roux
Marike had a semi-exclusive at Alexander Wang’s show in New York, so it was no surprise when she kicked off her Paris Fashion Week appearances with a semi-exclusive at Balenciaga.
“I feel she deserves this and more, can't wait to see more from her,” Flyest commented.
Marieke van de Braak
Balenciaga locked in this fresh face from the United Kingdom with a worldwide exclusive.
“So happy to see her there! Her debut!” ChristyLeReveur exclaimed.
Tessa held the honor of opening Alexander Wang’s show in New York, so naturally the designer locked her in for a semi-exclusive at Balenciaga (which she followed up with an appearance at Christian Dior).
“Such a gorgeous face,” ChristyLeReveur remarked.
This newcomer booked a city-wide exclusive with Balenciaga. After appearances at Alexander Wang and more, models.com has anointed her “one to watch” in this, her second season of storming the catwalks.
A bona fide runway veteran who tops designers’ “most wanted” lists, Kati followed up her Balenciaga semi-exclusive by opening the show at Lanvin and walking down runways for Christian Dior, Chlo
This veteran catwalker kicked off her Paris Fashion Week showings with a semi-exclusive at Balenciaga. She followed that up with appearances at shows like Balmain, Lanvin, Christian Dior and more.
“She looks great in that jumpsuit,” Versace-Goddess commented.
Anna Luisa Ewers
This newbie nabbed a worldwide exclusive with Balenciaga.
“What a beauty on the runway, and she looks to be an equally strong force in print as well,” HeatherAnne noted.
Fingers crossed that we’ll be seeing a lot more of this girl.
Ksenia "Nova" Malanova
Nova just may be a new favorite of Alexander Wang’s. He’s the only designer she’s walked for in this month-long stretch of shows.
“She looks amazing on the runway, good to see her book some big shows!” teaars remarked.
Marta continued her promising season on the runway with a semi-exclusive at Balenciaga (which she followed up with appearance at Christian Dior, C
Sara is another newbie who has walked exclusively for Alexander Wang this season. She made her debut at his show in New York, and the designer called dibs on her for all of Paris Fashion Week as well. Chances are her contract with Wang had something to do with her absence in London and Milan.
“So refreshing, she is like the late ‘90s powerhouses,” HeatherAnne posted.
Missy, likely a special request, walked only for Balenciaga this season.
“Amazing!!! Totally unexpected but wonderful!” opheliarose exclaimed.
Alexander Wang didn't let this new model out of his exclusive grasp (she also appeared at the designer's namesake collection in New York) until after the Balenciaga show.
Forum members were impressed. “Wow, she's incredible, so expensive looking. Hell, I'm already excited to see her in print,” HeatherAnne shared after she walked down Wang’s runway.
“The face is sculpture...pure, sculpture,” youarearockstar marveled.
Malgosia, who starred in Alexander Wang’s latest ad campaign, was a natural choice for a special request at Balenciaga.
Elisabeth was a semi-exclusive at Balenciaga, which she followed up with shows at Lanvin, Balmain, Christian Dior and more.
Youarearockstar called her “the silent killer in Paris thus far! I was hoping that she would start racking up these kinds of shows. Her face is so modern looking to me.”
This stunning new face has been making quite the impression on fashion’s heavy-hitters. She debuted with a semi-exclusive at Prada, which she followed up with an appearance at Jil Sander before snagging a semi-exclusive at Balenciaga. She has since shown up at high-profile shows like Christian Dior, Givenchy, and more.
“She's showing up at the right places, her face is perfection!” lanvinray gushed.
This Belgian newbie broke out in London, but her real runway moment came when she closed the show at Balenciaga with a city-wide exclusive.