The extraordinary world of Alexander McQueen

I’m sure that being an enfant terrible was the essence of his genius, the great genius of his fashion generation.  I’m fascinated in the stories about how he could cut the most complex patterns freestyle, direct on the dress form; a legacy, no doubt, of his Savile Row days.

Who would ever have thought that Sarah Burton could  carry on so remarkably the McQueen aesthetic: audacious, fashion as art, technically fearless, frequently menacing, disconcerting and exquisite in the same garment, always triumphant.

All the things these next backstage videos of McQueen runway shows capture in fine detail.  Click continue…




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