Alexander Wang’s fashion show was a disaster – Page Six

Alexander Wang seemed to go from fashion darling to fashion disaster on Saturday night, taking over Kanye West’s role at New York Fashion Week as the designer who pushed editors’ and bloggers’ patience too far.

Wang’s show in Bushwick was dubbed by critics “a fool’s errand,” “a big middle finger up,” “a f - - king joke” and “what Fyre Festival must have been like.”

A year ago, West’s show on Roosevelt Island prompted an editor to grouse, “I feel like we’ve been kidnapped.”

Of Wang’s party-hearty #WangFest on a dead-end street in Brooklyn, blogger Bryanboy posted (on a private Instagram feed): “He got balls to put on the invite he will start at 9 p.m. ‘sharp’ (maybe in a different time zone) and showed almost an hour and half later with everyone standing on the street behind crowded barricades like herded cattle outside some stupid a - - warehouse in Brooklyn. We waited for nothing.”

W Magazine described “pushing” and “shoving” while the New York Times observed, “Even Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner were stuck on the concrete outside, balanced on their teetering heels.”

WWD wrote of being “corralled behind metal police barricades,” but “[d]uring a postshow interview in a movie set trailer that smelled of vomit, [Wang] seemed oblivious.”

Models including Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner arrived with Wang via a party bus after Manhattan stops for fans. Bryanboy said, in his post, “You force fed us a live episode of ‘Keeping Up With Kim and Kris’ via intravenous feed with no option to change the channel on the remote.” But perhaps all will be forgiven.

The blogger’s rant was deleted, and he told us, “I genuinely believe he’s a talented designer . . . this one simply stretched our patience thin.” Either way, he said he had a better time at “the bar next door, Honey’s, where it was more fun and the drinks are cheap, cheap, cheap!”

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