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
McQueen Creators - Print creation with Simon Ungless
A few weeks ago the house Alexander McQueen announced a new project on their social media channels. With the goal of encouraging creativity and starting conversation between the McQueen teams and collaborators, from their design studio to universities and students, through a series of digital tutorials. The audience is invited to share their...
Apr. 21, 2020
Alexander McQueen relives catwalk shows through Spotify
From catwalk to Spotify, British fashion house Alexander McQueen has launched a new initiative ‘McQueen Music’ to allow its fans to stream music taken from its iconic fashion shows in their homes. Launched as part of its programme to help its fans deal with life indoors amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Alexander McQueen Spotify channel follows...
Apr. 7, 2020
Alexander McQueen launches project encouraging creativity
British fashion house Alexander McQueen has launched the ‘McQueen Creators’ a new community project to inspire creativity, in a time when much of the world is currently under lockdown due to the global coronavirus pandemic. ’McQueen Creators’ aims to “inspire and initiate creative conversation,” explained the fashion brand, and each week it will...
Apr. 2, 2020
New Amazon-owned site is selling luxury fashion
One wouldn’t be alone in thinking designer brands and Amazon do not make equal pairings, yet the online retail behemoth has secretly been operating a luxury site since autumn. In September a new e-commerce store called VRSNL, pronounced ‘versional’, launched without any fanfare or promotional marketing campaign. Operated by Zappas, a subsidiary...
Feb. 14, 2020
Gucci scored highest social media interactions at MFW
Gucci scored the most interactions on Instagram during Milan Fashion Week as part of the men’s catwalk season last week. According to Blogmeter’s Instagram Fashion Index, which analyzed the social profiles of the 56 brands that showed their collection between 10 and 14 January as part of the official calendar of the National Chamber of Italian...
Jan. 17, 2020
A decade of fashion: What will be remembered from the 2010s
So these were the 2010s. An exciting decade that began, for the fashion industry, with the tragic suicide of Alexander McQueen in February 2010 and closed with Karl Lagerfeld’s death in 2019. Two giants of fashion, both had a decisive influence on fashion in the years before their deaths, and their absences have left large gaps. In this review,...
Dec. 17, 2019