Confirmed: Alexander Wang to Balenciaga

It’s Official… Alexander Wang will be the new creative director at Balenciaga. The 28-year-old will succeed former creative director Nicolas Ghesquière who left the job on Friday after 15 years.

“I am deeply honored to embark on this new role for a brand and house that I have such great admiration and respect for”, said Alexander Wang.

Isabelle Guichot, President & CEO of Balenciaga, stated: “The Balenciaga fashion house and its staff are proud to welcome Alexander Wang, whose proven talent, modernity and individual and cosmopolitan vision of design will naturally embrace and enrich the unique heritage of this fashion house which will soon be one hundred years old.” [PPR]

Congrats, Alexander!