Sarah Burton highlights three key themes as the inspiration behind Alexander McQueen's Spring '18 collection – Britishness, country gardens and the healing power of plants. Expertly cut from figure-skimming red crepe, this gown is decorated with intricate crystal-embellished floral embroidery across the bodice. It has a tie-fastening cutout back, puffed sleeves and a subtly fluted hem.
Alexander McQueen's silk-lined gown looks beautiful - and flatters - from every angle. Cut from pale-pink crepe that's fluid but not heavy, this piece has one ruffled sleeve and is neatly trimmed in satin at the shoulder and slimmest part of the waist. There's a little more fabric at the back of the skirt, to create a short train.
The pretty pastel-yellow hue of Alexander McQueen's gown recalls the primroses in a beautiful English garden. This exquisite piece has been made in Italy from layers of plissé silk-chiffon to create volume and movement and has a wrap-effect bodice that frames your figure. Sweep your hair back to complement the one-shoulder silhouette.
A timeless black gown like Alexander McQueen's 'Leaf' design doesn't need any extra bells and whistles - it will stand out for its impeccably beautiful craftsmanship alone. Made in Italy from crepe, it has a floor-sweeping column silhouette that keeps its structure with boning and underwiring at the bodice, and silk lining through the skirt. The off-the-shoulder, sweetheart neckline is perfect for framing jewels.
Sarah Burton, artistic director for the Alexander McQueen fashion house, draws inspiration from nature and the Victorian era when designing her romantic collections. This silk maxi dress, whose neckline catches the eye with its colorful floral details, is the perfect example. Give yourself a glamorous and sensual look by jazzing up this dress with stiletto heels.
Alexander McQueen Creative Director Sarah Burton's longing to create beautiful clothes started when she had to wear her brother's hand-me-downs as a teen. Cut in a figure-skimming fit, this gown is made from the label's signature sarabande cotton-blend lace layered over a contrasting silk crepe de chine lining. The elegant plunging neckline shows just the right amount of skin, while the satin trim highlights your narrowest point.
Alexander McQueen's black gown is cut from intricately corded lace inspired by medieval flowers found in Cornwall - Sarah Burton took her team there while designing the collection. Turning to a dramatic back that's left sheer to show a hint of skin, this elegant piece is fitted through the bodice and sliced at the waist for a slimming effect. The skirt is lined in pure silk-satin for a beautiful drape.
Alexander McQueen looks to English gardens in bloom and the healing power of nature for Spring '18 - Sarah Burton and her team took a trip to Great Dixter house in the East Sussex countryside to find inspiration. Detailed with intricately embroidered tulle sleeves, this gown is cut from crepe in a flattering column silhouette and has an elegant V-neckline. Just add the brand's cult Queen & King clutch and heeled sandals to attend your next special event.
Inspired by a trip Sarah Burton and her team took to Great Dixter House in East Sussex, Alexander McQueen's Spring '18 collection celebrates quintessential English traditions. This gown has tiers of silk-organza ruffles that cascade along the bodice and asymmetric skirt, designed to mimic pieces owned by British aristocrats who would wear their clothes until they practically fell apart. This silhouette-skimming style is cut from a powder-pink stretch-knit fabric and falls to a swishy asymmetric hem. Outfit 1: Rokh Trench coat, Alexander McQueen Brogues, Givenchy Pouch, Sophie Buhai Earrings. Outfit 2: Alexander McQueen Sandals, Giorgio Armani Clutch, Off-White Earrings. -- Blush stretch-knit and silk-organza - Slips on - Fabric1: 100% viscose; fabric2: 100% silk; lining: 90% silk, 10% elastane - Dry clean - Designer color: Rosa - Made in Italy
The fashion house of Alexander McQueen is inspired by the Victorian era, creating romantic and sensual collections. This asymmetrical maxi dress offers a feminine, gossamer figure, accented with a slim satin belt that marks the waistline. Its flowing, draped effect, combined with its asymmetrical shape, gives the garment incredible purity.