Women's Tweed Mini Dress
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 gown is perfect for brides who want a classic, minimalist look, or anyone attending a high-profile event who'd like to wear something that instantly stands out. Expertly made in Italy from crepe, it's designed for a slim fit through the bodice before falling into a floor-sweeping train. It has an off-the-shoulder sweetheart neckline, and is boned for support and structure.
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.
Sarah Burton designed this Alexander McQueen dress with as many flattering details as possible - including defined padded shoulders, a nipped-in waist and softly pleated skirt. This piece is cut from wool-blend cady and woven with touches of lustrous silk. Offset the ivory hue with black accessories.
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.
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's denim mini dress is paneled to create the waist-defining effect of corset boning. It has a pleated cotton-poplin hem that can be removed thanks to the snap fastenings hidden inside. It's all about slides this season, so try yours with a pair from the brand's collection.
Alexander McQueen's Resort '18 collection is inspired by romantic English gardens – particularly the stately grounds of the Chatsworth estate in Derbyshire. Modeled after vintage corsetry, this dress is made from sculpting floral stretch-jacquard and finished with contrasting feather-stitch embroidery. Sections of sheer tulle recall traditional crinoline caging and emphasize the structured fluted skirt.
Alexander McQueen's mini dress is inspired by classic tuxedo styles. Made from structured wool-blend cady, this piece has sharp, padded shoulders, satin lapels and a plunging wrap-effect front. Try juxtaposing the ivory hue with all-black accessories.
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.