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
Alexander McQueen fashions couture collection from the kitchen table
Fashion brands have had to adapt during the ongoing pandemic, with catwalks cancelled and retail shut, and Alexander McQueen’s design staff rose to the challenge by creating couture creations from their kitchens and gardens. With working from home becoming a norm, Alexander McQueen sent its designer’s home with stock house fabric to work on, and...
Feb 5, 2021
Alexander McQueen expands store network
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and global lockdowns, brick-and-mortar became the last point of focus for more retailers. Not only did some stores temporarily close, but others closed permanently as companies unloaded stores that were low performing even before the pandemic and broke leases on others with costly rent. Then there’s Alexander...
Jan 8, 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
Alexander McQueen celebrates retail concept with short documentary
Have you ever wondered how a luxury store concept comes together? British luxury fashion house Alexander McQueen is showcasing the new retail concept that was conceived by creative director, Sarah Burton and architect Smiljan Radic for the brand’s London flagship store with a short film focusing on its inception. The short documentary highlights...
Nov 11, 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
Urgent: Save the Fashion Industry, an open letter from Jefferson Hack
Jefferson Hack, the CEO and co-founder of Dazed Media has written an open letter to save the fashion industry. “In fashion, miracles can happen. I never thought that the fashion industry would be one of the world’s first responders to a global health crisis. An entire industry whose future is in question has put the needs of others first – it’s...
Apr 13, 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