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Azealia Banks: The New Face of T by Alexander Wang [VIDEO]

ByIsa Lee
Jul 27, 2012 12:29 PM EDT

Alexander Wang in collaboration with  stylish, hip musician Azealia Banks release new T by Alexander Wang Fall 2012 campaign. 

Alexander chose Azealia because "She exudes a certain rawness that make her a very unique talent," to adding, "I loved working with her on this video for T fall 2012, and think the collaboration captures a collision of energies."

Alexander first came into the fashion scene in 2007 releasing his designer read-to-wear women's collection.  The 29 year-old American designer in his uses diffusion line of pre-weathered cotton tees, tanks, and t-shirt dresses inspired by 90's fashion.

Wang's fashion line are stocked in most fashion retailers including Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus and Selfridges.

Azealia Banks is a stylish singer, rapper from Harlem, New York.  The 21 year-old became renown in 2011 when she topped U.K's New Musical Express (NME) cool list for the year.

Under the name "Miss bank$" Azealia launched her first album "Gimme A chance" via internet in 2009. Banks then joined British Music producer Paul Epworth to debut her studio album.  Recently, the rapper announced  her new album "Fantasea" will be available for free online via twitter in July. 

The collaboration of Alexander Wang and Azealia Banks is unique and refreshing.  The new campaign video features Bank's performing her song "Van Vogue," wearing  T by Alexander Wang tops and dresses.  

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