Historically the only rival to royal families in opulence could be the ecclesial world of yesteryear, which is what Burton used as inspiration for the Alexander McQueen ready-to-wear fall 2013 collection.
Danger reigned the Alexander McQueen Fall 2013 runway, with a display by Sarah Burton that was dripping in rigor and more than just a hint of madness.
A series of mixed illustration by Daryl Feril of some of the worlds most famous designer brands done with graphite and watercolor and some digital work. “The design aim to illustrate and create a very feminine mood yet still converse the sophistication and identity of each brand” says Daryl.
It was an eventful year for the fashion world. What didn’t happen? There was the John Galliano scandal and all the succession speculation that ensued, Creative Directors were thrown around from house to house like rag dolls, Marc Jacobs’ Spring collection was stolen in London en route from Paris, the Alexander McQueen exhibit broke records at the Met, Sarah Burton designed Catherine Middleton’s wedding dress, Lady Gaga – the list goes on and on.
For McQ’s Pre-fall 2012, Burton used the 1967 film ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ as a reference, the collection served serious English gentry and Victorian vibes with sharp suits and separates, elaborate ruffled blouses, and exaggerated turn-of-the-century collars on knits and shirt dresses.
The night’s most prestigious award went to none other than Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton.
McQ announces the opening of the McQ flagship store in Spring 2012 and a debut show at London Fashion Week.
Alexander McQueen introduces a short backstage film, created by Sean Frank, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Sarah Burton and the Alexander McQueen team.
Babette Pauthier’s film features a series of the new collection scarves in dynamic motion, each of which features a variation of the iconic McQueen skull theme.
Three seasons into her role as lead designer for Alexander McQueen, Sarah Burton still can’t shake Gaia, the all-encompassing mother of Earth, off her back. Perhaps it is that deep affinity Burton has to the mythological roots of feminine dictations that has allowed her to not only carry the weight of her former boss’ legacy so quickly, but has helped to anchor the brand in a vision of feminine strength that women, and buyers, find more accessible.
The Open Window in the 19th Century generated $908 million in spending by regional, national, and international tourists to New York, according to a visitor survey the Museum released today.
661,509 Total Visitors to Alexander McQueen Puts Retrospective among Top 10 Most Visited Exhibitions in Metropolitan Museum’s History.
Alexander McQueen was truly one of the most innovative and exciting fashion designers around. The details of his will released today just reinforce the compassionate and giving nature of the late fashion designer.
We admit that we love Alexander McQueen, but there’s never too much love until it becomes truly an obsession. From avant-garde elegant box clutch to new Alexander McQueen pumps.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art today announced extended hours for the final days of its extraordinarily popular Costume Institute exhibition, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty.
An in-depth review of McQueen’s new exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the exhibition, entitled “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” is spectacular, and one of the best exhibitions we have ever attended in our entire lives. It was breathtaking, like an Alexander McQueen runway performance.
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty opens up at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Join us as we discover McQueen’s contribution to the fashion world from 1992 to his most recent collection Angels & Demonds at 2010.
An army of ice queens commanded the runway adorned in 6,000 silver and metallic black barrettes for the show, all supplied by Goody to create the ultramodern vision of the Alexander McQueen girl.
It was the perfect mix of sensuality and ‘haute’ fetishism that should turn any Burton naysayer into a bonafide believer.
Alexander McQueen’s Menswear Spring Summer 2011 look book.
Alexander McQueen is to be honoured at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.