Just look at Die Antwoord: the two were jammin' in the front row from the moment the first model walked out. Granted, it's hard to sit still with Diplo blaring from all sides, but fashion audiences don't usually feel the rhythm of a show like you would a song. Maybe we should. Alexander Wang was a great place to start: slick silhouettes, intricately crafted techy fabrics and a sporty vibe expressed a kind of cool you could feel. Head bob.
Brands we never expected – Chanel, Dior – have shown trainers on the runway. But in a clever and crafty move, Wang took the trainer as the core inspiration for his collection. High-tech weaves with sculptural stiffness, cutouts overlain with mesh, a tread-inspired dress and even tiny barcodes on the collars of the opening looks all brought to mind fashion kicks fresh out of the box. The shoes in the show weren't actually trainers, though, but stretchy knit heels.