After the announcement that creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere would be leaving Balenciaga after 15 years, there was a lot of speculation around who would replace him. Earlier today, New York designer Alexander Wang was given the position as the new creative director for Balenciaga. Since his debut in 2007 with his first collection, Alexander Wang has since become one of the top new designers in the fashion industry. It will be interesting to see if his signature layer-heavy, draped style will be infused into Balenciaga‘s upcoming collection. Be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section below!