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With t-minus two days until Alexander Wang presents his first Balenciaga collection, Suzy Menkes runs down the young designer's credentials, including votes of confidence from Anna Wintour and, strangely, novelist Danielle Steele. Also, here's a question to ponder while waiting until Thursday: how much sense does it make that he's so fresh and Cristóbal Balenciaga was staunchly old school? [NYT]