The Works of Alexander McQueen [V&A Project]

platoPlato’s Atlantis.

Designed in London in 2010, this cocktail dress is made of silk to which the design is then digitally printed on to. Printed with photographic images of reptile skins, displaying colours of green, blue and yellow.

Features:

Cap sleeves, ruched top layer of chiffon over bodice and skirt, low-cut V neckline, central back zip.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 88cm,
  • Circumference: 67cm waist,
  • Width: 5cm shoulders, 44cm armpit to armpit.

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.supercal

Designed in Britain in late 2002, this hooded coat is made of think, pale pink double sided cashmere.

Features:

Pieced together with contrasting tones, long tight sleeves, zip up forearms, and a metal zip down the centre front.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 110cm
  • Circumference: 88cm bust, 68cm waist.

 

coat-1Coat.

Designed in England, and made in Italy in 1995, this coat is made of a periwinkle blue cashmere blend, with a mandarin collar.

Features:

Seven black buttons from neckline to waist, two side front pockets with flaps, tan embroidery on front left gore along the hemline.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 128com
  • Circumference: 96mc chest.

 

Jumpsuit.jumpsuit

Designed in Great Britain in 1997, this jumpsuit is made of pink, maroon, triacetate and rayon twill with an open cut front.

Features:

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skirtsuitSkirt Suit.

Designed in Britain in 2004, this skirt suit is made of a black quilted silk in a dense lozenge pattern with a flower edged design.

Features:

Long frock coat, cut away at the front, eighteenth century style.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 108cm coat, 66cm skirt.
  • Circumference: 68cm skirt waist.

Coat.coat-2

Designed in Britain in 2010, this coat is made of jacquard-woven silk satin and tailored.

Features:

Black silk, woven with gold Jacquard design to show cranes, boats and Oriental imagery.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 112cm,
  • Circumference: 70cm waist.

sarabandeSarabane.

Designed in Britain in early 2007, this trouser suit is made of grey striped wool and silk.

Features:

Grey striped wool trouser suit, jacket-cum-waistcoat,  silk waistcoat back, fitted waist with long wool sleeves, collar and lapels extended into long sash ties.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 55cm Jacket body, 120cm Jacket including lapels, 110cm trousers.
  • Circumference: 70cm jacket waist.

Evening Dress.envening-dress-1

Designed in the United Kingdom in 2010, this evening dress is made of printed silk and gilded feathers.

Features:

Short evening dress, one shoulder bodice, skirt of asymmetrically draped and swathered printed silk, single batwing sleeve.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 800mm
  • Width: 500mm
  • Length: 1600mm

Evening Dress.

Designed in the United Kingdom in 2010, and made in Italy, this evening dress is made of Jacquard-woven silk, sequins, beads, silk and satin.

Features:

Short evening dress, bodice made of Jacquard-woven silk, reproducing a Bosch painting and further accented with embroidery of gold beads and sequins, short pleated black skirt attached to the lower outside edge.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 91cm, 56cm sleeves,
  • Width: 43.5cm, 39cm armpit to armpit,
  • Circumference: 70cm waist.

 

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