Samsung x Alexander Wang – Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd-Source Process

By - August 21st, 2013

Samsung x Alexander Wang   Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd Source Process

http://freshnessmag.com/2013/02/01/samsung-mobile-to-collaborate-with-alexander-wang-for-a-limited-edition-bag/” target=”_blank”>First announced earlier this year, the collaborative project between Korean electronics giant http://samsung.com/us” target=”_blank”>Samsung and fashion designer http://alexanderwang.com/” target=”_blank”>Alexander Wang is finally available. Dubbed the http://alexanderwang.com/shop/exclusives/exclusives/204081/limited-edition-samsung-wallie-gym-sack” target=”_blank”>Wallie Gym Sack, the drawstring backpack was also the first fashion accessory to be designed through a crowd-source process. The initiative started back in February of this year when Wang asked friends, stylists, photographers, artists, and other influencers to submit sources of inspirations through their http://samsung.com/us/guide-to-galaxy-smart-devices/galaxy-note-2-smartphone.html” target=”_blank”>Samsung GALAXY Note II Smartphone. With the various sketches, photos, patterns, even “doodles,” Wang rendered each idea further to create a one-of-the-kind illustration, which was then transferred onto the unisex leather bag. “The abstract print really captures the energy of New York City,” explained Wang, “This collaboration is a great example of how technology and style can come together in an unexpected but really meaningful way.”

Made with 100% calfskin and retails at around $550 USD, proceeds from the sale of each http://alexanderwang.com/shop/exclusives/exclusives/204081/limited-edition-samsung-wallie-gym-sack” target=”_blank”>Samsung x Alexander Wang – Wallie Gym Sack goes to benefit http://art-start.org” target=”_blank”>Art Start, a New York City-based non-profit entity which organized creative workshops for at-risk children and youth between the ages of 5 – 21. Available now for a limited time only through Alexander Wang’s boutiques worldwide and the label’s online store.

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Samsung x Alexander Wang   Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd Source Process

Samsung x Alexander Wang   Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd Source Process

Samsung x Alexander Wang   Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd Source Process

Samsung x Alexander Wang   Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd Source Process

Samsung x Alexander Wang   Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd Source Process

Samsung x Alexander Wang   Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd Source Process

Samsung x Alexander Wang   Wallie Gym Sack | Designed Via Crowd Source Process

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