1. He designed a T-shirt for Starbucks.
In 2011, Starbucks, the worldwide coffee purveyor and and supporter of the CFDA, the Council of Fashion Designer of America, collaborated on a capsule collection with some notable American designers. Among them were Billy Reid and Alexander Wang, who designed T-shirts for the coffee chain. Wang's design took the plain white tee and featured a trompe l'oeil coffee spill graphic that transformed into the brand's mermaid logo. Smart!