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Alexander Wang Is Happy to Facilitate Your Drunk-Dial

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In a promotional video for this year’s SCADstyle conference, Alexander Wang revealed the inspiration behind the pragmatic, pocket-heavy accessories in his fall collection. It turns out boots with lighter cases and bags with retractable key rings are intended to be functional — to help you keep track of your stuff while drinking. “For fall we started thinking about this idea of survival,” Wang explains, adding: “It actually stemmed from one of my friends telling me that she goes out at night and she loses all of the things in her purse by the time she gets home. So, it’s like, you know: How can she keep track of her wallet, her cell phone … ?” How prescient! Watch the full video below.

Alexander Wang Is Happy to Help You Drunk-Dial