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DESIGNER: Alexander Wang

INSPIRATION: Techno-raver meets construction worker

TOP LOOKS: White slip dress with bomber jacket; paint-splatter-print sack dresses, cropped pants; jeans and jackets adorned with silver and gold foil resembling duct tape; bandage jumpsuit with lapel detail

ACCESSORIES: Wang's own thick-heel lace-up version of combat boots (some with open toe); bronze and rose-gold rings by Michael Anastassiades; white clutches with copper detail; bike-chain necklaces

WHO WAS THERE: M.I.A., Lenny Kravitz, Erin Wasson, Terry Richardson, Maggie Gyllenhaal

WHAT WE THOUGHT: While Alexander Wang's fall collection was rather dark and ominous (think really chic Wall Street zombies wearing slashed suits), this season, the designer lightened up. Instead of black, he turned mostly to shades of white, with a few subtle pops of apricot and mint green.

The clothes were predominately loose and slouchy, and definitely conveyed a construction-worker feel with a raver twist (especially the iridescent anoraks). This relaxed utilitarian attire would come in handy at Wang's raucous carnival-theme after-party, during which M.I.A. was rumored to perform.

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