Featured Fashion Blogger: Alexander Liang
25-year-old Alexander Liang is a young entrepreneur and Fashion Editor of his own media publication KENTON magazine. The word KENTON has it's origin from the Old English word meaning “from the King’s town”, “Regal” and “Bold”.
Alexander is well-known for his sharp style of dressing in smartly tailored jackets and blazers but he can also pull off casual dressing equally well.
Find out more about this stylish Canadian fashionista in our special Q&A with Alexander.
8 Questions with Alexander Liang
Q1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from? How old are you?
I’m a 25 year old entrepreneur, fashion editor and style blogger from Toronto, Canada. I was born and raised in Vancouver before moving to New York, where I started my company, online fashion publication KENTON magazine.
Q2. Who or what influences your fashion style?
My style is influenced by many things. Most often by unique style I see on the streets, but also from the runways and my travels to various spots around the world.
Q3. What are your favourite fashion brands or stores and why?
I have a very wide range of favorite brands. I love Hermès, Alexander McQueen and Burberry Prorsum, but also Club Monaco and Zara. I tend to gravitate to a select group of emerging designers, as well as streetwear labels and sport/surf brands, like Vans and Billabong too.
Q4. Can you show us a sneak peak of your wardrobe? I'm sure I'm not the only one who's dying to raid your wardrobe!
This is what Alexander's wardrobe looks like. He was interviewed by online fashion magazine - The Unprecedented in the style segment "Closet Confessions".
We all lust after his closet and his incredibly cool personal style.
Q5. You started KENTON magazine in 2010. How much progress do you personally feel you have you made from then to the present day?
It’s definitely been quite a journey. I don’t think I could have ever predicted exactly where we’d be now back in 2010. KENTON has grown so much and while I’m very pleased with how far we’ve come, I see many more developments in the future. It’s a constant work in progress for sure.
Q6. Tell us more about the KENTON magazine team. How many staff does it consist of? Are there any notable or colorful personalities in your team?
Our team is quite dynamic and I would say that each member is a character of his or her own. There are ten core team members that partake in the day to day activities of the magazine, but we have many more contributors in various capacities.
Q7. What is the culture at the KENTON magazine team like?
We’re casual, we have fun, but we work hard day in and day out, at all hours of the day. It’s a labor of love and we’ve become a family, drawn together by our passions.
Q8. What are your aspirations for the future of KENTON magazine, your personal site alexanderliang.com and beyond?
I’d love to see both websites continue to grow and inspire. There are some exciting things in the works, so stay tuned to see what comes next!
Once again, we thank Alexander, fashion editor of KENTON magazine and alexanderliang.com and wish him all the best in growing his fashion publication and personal site. Do check out both the sites and let us know what you think!
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