London Collections: Men - Alexander McQueen Spring 14
Creative director Sarah Burton has settled in, bringing her version of the label’s signature drama to the London stage.
Fabrics Cotton, embroidery, lace, fine knits, jacquard and brocade.
Items A long-line sleeveless db coat, wallpaper prints on db and sb suits, equestrian-style jackets and waistcoats, cropped trousers and dishevelled knits.
Themes Diminished grandeur and Edwardian drama.
In short Set under the railway arches of King’s Cross, McQueen was showmanship personified. Beige jackets overlaid with white lace emitted a sense of innocence, which contrasted with the harsher prints. Not terribly commercial, but McQueen through and through.