Filter Close
Filters
Item Items
Item Items
31 / 05
share

PRE AUTUMN/WINTER 2019

  Inspiration… The North – Urban cityscapes, 1950’s British realist photography, ballrooms and night clubs, collaged with the beauty of the region’s artistic heritage of poetry, painting, literature, and wild landscape. The Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2019 pre-collection celebrates the grit, glamour and beauty of the towns of the North of England. Cityscapes and landscapes past […]
02 / 04
share

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN UNLOCKING STORIES | TAILORING AND SOHO

For the Autumn/Winter 2018 womenswear collection, Sarah Burton tailored a pieced together evening coat and jacket with an hourglass waist. Imagining the mannish gesture of shrugging an overcoat on the shoulders of a suit, the process became focused on creating a male version of the shape to be as elegant, smooth-lined, narrow-sharp and nipped-in as […]
02 / 04
share

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN UNLOCKING STORIES | TAILORING AND SOHO

The high-life and low-life of London’s Soho have been a magnet for artists, actors, writers and aristocrats for generations. This collection goes back to look at the male characters of mid-twentieth century Soho, whose lives were portrayed by the painter and photographer John Deakin. Deakin (1912—1972) was a member of the bohemian circle which included […]
21 / 02
share

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN UNLOCKING STORIES | THE WARRIOR

Strong women are the backbone of Alexander McQueen. This season she appears in a hand-painted, corseted jacket and a spiral knit dress: modern clothes which have roots in the universe of Medieval heroines and legends. Looking at Victorian and pre-Raphaelite prints and paintings, we went further, to examine real medieval armour and examples of protective […]