Inspiration… Sensuous, mysterious and uncompromising, the Alexander McQueen woman this season is a darkly romantic muse. Her enchanted childhood was wildly unconventional. Moving between an untamed rural landscape steeped in fairytale tradition and legend and the glitter and gleam of city life, she takes inspiration from the contrasts between both. Her wardrobe is a reflection […]
Explorers’ sketchbooks, often battered and neglected, stored away and perhaps long forgotten inspired the delicate and emotionally resonant embroideries in the Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2018 menswear collection. Fragments of Rudyard Kipling’s beautiful 1898 poem, The Explorer, are also printed and embroidered across clothing and accessories throughout.
With its roots in workwear, denim is pieced and patched. An exploded, deconstructed vintage denim jacket is slashed at the elbow and waist and is worn with a skirt fitted at the hip then flared to mid calf, pieced again, and with a delicate antique floral fluted and irregular handkerchief cotton hem. The play between […]