Alexander Wang Revives 'Saturday Night Live's' Mango for Campaign
The designer's next promo will star Chris Kattan as his former "SNL" character. Long live those tight lamé shorts.
Alexander Wang is ready to take Saturday Night Live fans back to the late '90s with the revival of Mango. You know, Chris Kattan's cheeky character who was known for wearing tight lamé shorts and sparkly berets.
Seen in a 27-second teaser, Kattan returns as Mango for the designer's T line promo. "I've always loved Mango's character from SNL, and to be able to work with [Kattan] was such an honor," Wang told Style.com. "Sometimes when fashion becomes too stiff, it’s great to have someone such as Mango come through and inject a new burst of energy."
This isn't the first time Wang has incorporated a bit of humor into his campaigns. Last year, the designer collaborated with Anjelah Johnson's Bon Qui Qui character for a spoof video that also saw cameos from Alessandra Ambrosio, Natasha Lyonne and A$AP Rocky.
Catch the full sketch when it debuts June 3 on AlexanderWang.com.