Tag Archives: alexander mcqueen

a. mcqueen – resin leaf shoe.

oof.

alexander mcqueen resin + leather “leaf shoe” – $3,495.00 USD.

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*images property of net-a-porter.com.

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Legacy Continued.

i had no interest in the royal wedding until this morning when i found out who designed Kate Middleton‘s dress: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen!
gorgeous dress, still very much in homage to the late, great designer… and that is the extent of my interest.

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*images not original; property of several separate, unknown sources.

mcqueen s/s 2011.

it’s sarah burton‘s second season taking over for the late alexander mcqueen, and she’s doing very well so far.

having been at his right hand for reportedly close to 20 years, burton has proven to be the right choice as successor for the fashion house – below are some of my favorites from the spring/summer 2011 show:

look 22

look 22 - detail

look 23

look 23 - detail

look 31

look 32

look 35

look 35 - detail

shoes from the collection

mcqueen's successor sarah burton.

*images property of style.com.

just a reminder…

…of stellar mcqueen past.

alexander mcqueen fall/winter 2008  runway.

his inspiration? a trip to india + “I’ve got a 600-year-old elm tree in my garden, and I made up this story of a girl who lives in it and comes out of the darkness to meet a prince and become a queen.“*

part 1:

part 2:

look #10 + #20

look #22 + #23

look #26 + headdress detail

look #33 + bodice detail

look #35

finale (#42)

*original images property of style.com; created images property of g.cheng & imunlisted.wordpress.com.

pelayo reports mcqueen.

fashion blogosphere darling p. pelayo posted several photos of mcqueen‘s last collection, up close & personal.

see it here.

alexander mcqueen sweatshirt - photo by pelayo

alexander mcqueen knuckle ring - photo by pelayo

*all images property of p. pelayo.

jaw-dropping.

wow.

loving previously posted delfina delettrez‘s “globe ring” and the late alexander mcqueen‘s crystal-encrusted “angel wing shoe“.

delfina ring.

mcqueen shoe.

*images courtesy of delfina delettrez & alexander mcqueen via style.com.

the king, mcqueen.

lament, lament.

one of my favorite seasons, across all the designers – alexander mcqueen fall/winter 2006.

he showed a varied and yet still encompassing genius, and showed a knack for technological artistry from the beginning.

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part two:

alexander mcqueen f/w 2006: 1-3 of 9.

alexander mcqueen f/w 2006: 4-6 of 9.

alexander mcqueen f/w 2006: 7-9 of 9.

alexander mcqueen f/w 2006: details.

amazing ruffled feather dress.

embroidery detail.

headdress detail.

*all original images courtesy of style.com; created images property of g.cheng & imunlisted.wordpress.com.

the final touch: mcqueen fall/winter 2010.

the late alexander mcqueen‘s final works (fall/winter 2010) were quietly displayed recently in paris.

look #3.

detail.

look #4.

detail.

look #5.

look #13.

look #14.

look #15.

look #16.

detail.

mcqueen f/w 2010: look #'s 1, 2, & 9 of 16.

mcqueen f/w 2010: look #'s 8, 7, & 6 of 16.

mcqueen f/w 2010: look #'s 10, 11, & 12 of 16.

*original images courtesy of style.com; final three created images property of g.cheng & imunlisted.wordpress.com.

RIP, Alexander McQueen.

sympathies to  british designer Alexander McQueen‘s family and friends.

news of his passing can be found here & here.

**updated news here.**

additional posts referencing or featuring his work can be found on this site via the links below:

alexander mcqueen.

mourners pay their respects outside mcqueen's nyc flagship - photo by VogueParisLive (twitpic)

*first photo from an unknown source; twitpic photo property of/via  vogueparislive.

spring 2010 wishlist.

sigh…

here are just a few of the things on my (very, very imaginary) wishlist for spring 2010

church's "classic burwood" brogues in white leather - $470.00

McQ by alexander mcqueen cotton & wool blend trench coat - $715.00

black grain leather mulberry "bayswater" bag - $950.00

3.1 philip lim cotton-twill blazer - $695.00

vanessa bruno black cashmere blend cowl-neck dress - $460.00

*all images courtesy of lagarconne.com & net-a-porter.com.