Alexander McQueen Fall 2014

I’ve been really disappointed with Alexander McQueen lately. Not only have the catwalk shows been theatrical messes, but the brand’s red carpet pieces have been utterly lame evening wear. So, what are you? Crazy ass fashion, or boring red carpet? Luckily, Sarah Burton kind of decided she was halfway between the two for Fall 2014, and the result was incredible handwork and textiles on slightly dark, moody girls. Kind of what McQueen was about in the first place, and why we loved him.

I love…

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when McQueen actually looks like that brand Lee Alexander McQueen founded.

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this amazing fabric.

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when you are covered in fur.

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when McQueen doesn’t look totally contrived.

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magical dresses.

Images from Vogue.com.

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  • Jon

    Bravo Sarah! It feels like she’s caught her bearings with this collection. Maybe there’s hope after all for the brand.

  • Inés Cruz

    Thank God she came back from lalaland and started doing something interesting. If anything, McQueen has always been known for precious work and wonderful materials, so this is kind of what you look for when you watch the shows (something we’ve been lacking lately). I wish she could translate some of the richness of these dresses into the red carpet, you know, tone them down a bit but keeping the personality.

  • alexandrasuhnerisenberg

    Agree – her red carpet is SO boring.