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Alexander McQueen

Inspiration a refined simplicity. A focus on cut, proportion and silhouette. A continued exploration of anatomy, now softer, more moulded and curved. Tailoring in traditional wools is constructed with a rounded or a neat, sharp shoulder and a narrow waist. Overcoats, trench coats, parkas, leathers, denim, shirts and shorts worn with knee boots are grounded with utility detailing.

Clothing is knotted around the body – apparently seamless. Ceremonial embroidery and soft appliquéd harnessing are inspired by archive McQueen; threedimensional hand-crocheted knit and chiaroscuro flowers inspired by Dutch Old Master paintings. An abstract fold print, developed by long-time McQueen collaborator, Simon Ungless, extends into jacquards and embroideries, wrapping the body – the anatomy – within


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