Sunday, 2 August 2009

a letter to alexander wang regarding his $395 biker short

: alexander wang fall 2009

hahahaha... i accidentally saw this on fashion indie, and it is so funny that i have to post it up!!
(btw, i love alexander wang, this post is not to against him.)

Dear Mr. Wang,

I would like to bring to your attention this little thing called “The Recession.” I know this may come as a shock to you, but people have taken pay-cuts or altogether lost their jobs, putting many in financial crisis and allowing less disposable income for frivolous spending. That being said, I would really like to know your rationale behind pricing your 75% rayon, 25% spandex ribbed jersey biker shorts at a nauseating $395. I hope you are aware that one could achieve the same look by picking up some sort of athletic compression shorts at a nearby sporting goods store for a mere $20. Fashionistas on a major budget could even take a pair of leggings and cut them to the desired length, saving them upwards of $400.

As always, your trends never cease to amaze me and your prices never cease to make me cringe. Please, if you are going to charge so much for such a simple garment, at least construct them from fine leather or intertwine a follicle of Michael Jackson’s hair or something.


Kirby Marzec

Thanks NY Mag

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