Fashion Flashback: McQueen's Asylum Show
ERIN O’CONNOR has spoken about her part in one of the most famous catwalk shows in history: Alexander McQueen’s spring/summer 2001 Voss show, which was set in an asylum. O’Connor wore a white column dress, embellished in white razor clam shells, which did
dark angel: aya jones, xiao wen ju, harleth kuusik, yumi lambert and nastya sten by tim walker for uk vogue march 2015
models: aya jones (lions), xiao wen ju (img), harleth kuusik (society), yumi lambert (img) and nastya sten (society) photographer: tim walker stylist: kate phelan hair: sam mcknight (premier) make-up: lucia pieroni (streeters) manicure: anatole rainey (premier) (!)
London designer intends to make clothes with the lab-grown skin of the late Alexander McQueen
When the fashion designer Alexander McQueen sewed locks of his hair into his 1992 show “Jack the Ripper Stalks His Victims,” it probably never crossed his mind that he was giving some scientifically oriented person in the future a way to generate human tissue with his own genetic material. But the year is now 2016, and that’s exactly what student Tina Gorjanc is doing—and she’s doing it, remarkably, as a way of emulating McQueen himself, by making clothes out of skin grown from McQueen’s…
Alexander McQueen: Revolutionary and friend
As Savage Beauty, the new V&A exhibition about Alexander McQueen, opens 20 years after the London show that got him noticed, two close friends share their memories of the talented, revolutionary fashion designer.