Exclusive look at Alexander McQueen’s S/S20 fashion film-campaign
Britain is the birthplace of the black-cab, jellied eels, George Best’s left foot and Fashion house Alexander McQueen. The S/S20 presentation from the heritage fashion house was steeped in the quintessentially British sentiment we have to see from Sarah Burton’s McQueen, yet a dichotomous undercurrent of Eastern enigma served as the electrifying edge that made this collection such a delight.
A collection built largely on sartorial statement-wear and razor-sharp tailoring, the devil was in come-undone detailing and bullish rawness. Unhemmed seams draped with an asymmetric grace from single-breasted blazers, while double-breasted blazers were made from double-layered lapels in both long-line and classic lengths.
The largely monochromatic collection was dusted with metallic accents and stone-work, save in parts thunderous waves of magenta, poppy and burgundy, that crashed over colour-blocked mohair suiting and orient-embroidered lapels. Tie-dye was applied to both symmetrical and placement prints, notably to the kaleidoscopic hues of Look 9’s wondrous duo of three-piece suiting, and both the arms of a contrast-collar leather biker and midriff of an otherwise immaculately cut dinner-jacket to rapturous-results. What the collection boasted in savior-flare it did not lack in sustainability, with woolen scraps collected from the workshop-floor leftovers proved the environmentally-conscious gesture we so increasingly clamor to see.
Esquire got to have an exclusive closer look at the showcases dream-scape footage and, naturally, felt it would be rude not to share. If you thought the collection was faultless in the look book then you should see it in full-on action. Go on, press play.
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