Paris Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen

by | July 17, 2016

Mood dark, decadent and elegant: these are the notes that accompanied the live show by Alexander McQueen at Paris Fashion Week.

The British fashion designer Alexander McQueen proposes a capsule collection of great impact, from the decadent, baroque and very dark mood.

Fabric research, stylistic innovation, deep knowledge of the British-style tailoring and attention to detail have made ​​the fashion house of fashion, directed by fashion designer Sarah Burton, one of the most appreciated worldwide.

The collection by Alexander McQueen paints a picture of a woman deep, almost in contemplation, in a dark style, mysterious, macabre, intriguing and elegant at the same time.

Creations’ s 2015/2016 autumn-winter are characterized by precious texture, well-defined lines and volumes, prints and floral decorations for a sophisticated and sensual woman, a real first lady of the past from the soul of darkness.

The dark-chic style of Alexander McQueen

An austere collection on the catwalk door put no malice alternating with sensual outfits with plunging necklines and transparencies.

During the first part of the event dominates the image of the chaste woman. The first models parading on the catwalk wearing a double breasted jacket with long sleeves that do not hint at his hands, to follow long pleated skirts to the knee and feature two color bands in contrast, mini dress with bodice outline the forms, elegant and sophisticated coat with fur collar, flared Capri pants, skirts and long dress by super light fabric with ruffles and details in contrast and long jackets and short with batwing sleeves.

In the second part of the show, however, comes the sexy mood, gritty and winning the signed Alexander McQueen woman.

leather dresses with applications on the edges of big flowers tone on tone, long dress with transparencies and floral decorations, long black leather trench coat, pleated skirts paired with clingy bodice and top leather, and yet sensual dresses in lightweight fabric and details and embroidered lace.

An innovative collection whose dark and decadent mood reminiscent of the sensual clothes worn in the ’20s.

Yes, because the creations of the maison Anglo-Saxon fashion seem to be output from the film The Great Gatsby, where sophisticated women and women’s super stand out among all wearing long elegant dress.

The color palette and accessories

The capsule collection designed Alexander McQueen is a perfect interweaving of modernity and the past.

The combination of modernity and creativity on the one hand and on the other stylistic tradition is also expressed by the accessories.

The models feature full-length gloves often in tune with the color of the dress, ankle boots with pointy applications, cleavage from the square toe and sensual cuissard leather.

The dark and austere mood of the parade is also accentuated by the makeup and dall’hairstyle.

Natural makeup for the face, while the lips are highlighted by a thin layer of lipstick and the look is highlighted by a super nuanced eye shadow; the hair is collected in voluminous, disheveled and messy chignon that put even more in evidence the macabre and dark mood that accompanied the whole event.

The 2015/2016 autumn-winter proposed by the designer played on contrasting tones as it is the soul of the woman who dresses.

Total black alternating with pure white, red fire approached the light and delicate powder pink and burgundy to accompany the black, all for a show by the gloomy mood and quite charming.

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