Inspired by director Gus Van Sant’s 1991 film My Own Private Idaho, McQ Alexander McQueen pays homage to tragic heroes and fallen boys with its spring-summer 2017 men’s collection. Weaving together various decades, McQ also finds a muse in a 1970s David Bowie. Filtering 70s style through a 90s lens, relaxed silhouettes flourish with flared… [Read More]
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Alexander McQueen founded his namesake label in 1992. McQueen was known for his bold designs and rebellious concepts. The designer's collections boasted names such as Highland Rape. In 2000, McQueen received an investment from the Gucci group, which allowed him to expand with new stores. In 2005, McQueen launched his menswear range, showing collections during Milan Fashion Week. By 2006, McQueen looked towards the mid-luxury market by introducing McQ.
A more casual line, McQ looks to more trendy items with a youthful appeal. Sadly, McQueen took his own life in 2010. That same spring, Gucci Group chief executive Robert Polet announced the appointment of Sarah Burton as creative director. The designer had worked as McQueen's right hand since 1996. Since, Burton has continued McQueen's penchant for elegant tailoring and rich prints with a sophisticated flair.
Opting out of London Collections: Men, Alexander McQueen unveiled its spring-summer 2016 men’s collection with a lookbook. Photographed by Julia Hetta, the nuances of this season’s theme make a strong impression. Alexander McQueen head of menswear design Harley Hughes hones in on Indian culture for inspiration.
Celebrating the opening of the Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology exhibition in style, the 2016 Costume Institute Gala Benefit looked to singer Taylor Swift, actor Idris Elba, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and Apple executive Jonathan Ive as the co-chairs. Pages: 1 2 3
Tom Hiddleston is in the spotlight once again, stepping out to promote his latest movie. Hiddleston takes up the role of western legend Hank Williams in the biopic I Saw the Light. Cutting a sharp figure at the film’s Hollywood premiere, Hiddleston donned a blue suit from British fashion house Alexander McQueen. The 35 year-old… [Read More]
McQ Alexander McQueen channels its rebellious edge for its fall-winter 2016 men’s collection. The range was inspired by photographer Phyllis Galembo’s book MASKE, which features African carnival performers portraying characters from local traditions and spiritual rituals. Synthetic materials are used in each costume, embracing bold colors and patterns. Related: Black Revival | McQ Alexander McQueen… [Read More]