Alexander McQueen comes home for spring/summer 2022 show
Alexander McQueen returned home, to London, with a magnificent spring/summer 2022 catwalk show in the clouds, inside its very own fashion bubble, with views across the capital from the top of a car park. The British fashion house, part of the Kering family, usually shows during Paris Fashion Week, but since the pandemic, it has instead chosen to...
Oct. 13, 2021
Alexander McQueen to show SS22 in London
Alexander McQueen’s creative director Sarah Burton will present her womenswear spring/summer 2022 collection in London this October. While the Kering-owned brand is based in London, it has previously showcased its new collections during Paris Fashion Week. However, since the pandemic, Alexander McQueen has stepped away from the traditional...
Sep. 13, 2021
Alexander McQueen debuts graffiti campaign and collection
Alexander McQueen’s latest advertising campaign doesn’t feature supermodels styled in super-polished looks. Instead, a guerrilla marketing approach sees a graffiti campaign emulating a spray-painted logo on concrete buildings, busses, the underground and on pavements across major fashion capitals London, Paris, New York and Milan. The graffiti...
Jul. 15, 2021
Exploring the eternal fascination around designer Alexander McQueen
Robert Fairer is a fashion photographer known for capturing the drama backstage at John Galliano’s shows for Christian Dior, and at Marc Jacobs, which he collected in the technicolor tomes,John Galliano UnseenandMarc Jacobs Unseen. A recent addition to the series, isAlexander McQueen Unseen, featuring previously unpublished photos. John Matheson...
May 21, 2021
Why luxury and premium British brands are prioritising the Chinese market
In an interview with FashionUnited, Sandrine Zerbib, founder of Shanghai-based and China-focused brand management and digital agency Full Jet, talks about how even if the Chinese market was already vital for British or more generally European luxury and premium brands prior to the covid-19 crisis, it has gained even more prevalence. China is...
Mar. 26, 2021
Alexander McQueen supporting students with fabric donation
British fashion house Alexander McQueen has donated surplus fabric stock for the second time to students as part of its commitment to young creatives studying fashion and textiles throughout the UK. Creative director Sarah Burton introduced the donation scheme in 2019, in a bid to underpin creative education by redistributing surplus materials,...
Mar. 18, 2021
McQueen The Long Lost Tapes premieres at London Fashion Week
One of the unexpected reveals of London Fashion Week was a short film of never-before-seen footage of of Alexander McQueen. Live-streaming one time only on the website of Fashionscout, the consultancy and platform for emerging talent, the premiere of the short film featuring Super 8 footage shot by Gary Wallis, took place at 4pm EST on Sunday....
Feb. 22, 2021
Alexander McQueen partners with Vestiaire Collective
British fashion brand Alexander McQueen is partnering with Vestiaire Collective in support of “empowering a move towards circular practices”. The collaboration will see McQueen becoming the reseller’s first brand to join its new ‘Brand Approved’ programme, which allows the fashion house to have some control over what is bought and sold. The move...
Feb. 16, 2021
Video: Alexander McQueen presents his SS21 collection film
In this video, Alexander McQueen introduces his SS21 collection film. The film is called ‘First Light’ and it was directed by Jonathan Glazer. Watch the video below. Video: Alexander McQueen via YouTube Photo credit: Alexander McQueen, Facebook
Dec. 29, 2020
Without Saint Laurent or Alexander McQueen: this will be Paris Fashion Week SS21
The French Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the organization responsible for ensuring the fashion sector in the French country and for the celebration of their respective Fashion and Haute Couture Weeks, has already announced which will be the official show calendar for the next Paris Fashion Week. Catwalk that will serve for the...
Sep. 7, 2020
Video: Alexander McQueen fashion show highlights over his career
ShowStudio navigates Alexander McQueen's catwalk highlights during shows in London, New York and Paris from 1998-2003. In this 11-minute film, a collage of films from numerous shows depict some of McQueens most praised and most controversial fashion moments throughout his colorful career. Source: ShowStudio, via YouTube
Aug. 5, 2020
Video: Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2020 pre-collection
The film that accompanies the new Alexander McQueen collection has as its main inspiration the Art Nouveau movement in Great Britain. For this pre-fall collection, designer Sarah Burton has focused on the history, landscapes and traditions of the United Kingdom. Merging the floral symbols of modernism with nods to the colors and textures of...
Jul. 10, 2020