Shop the interactive Alexander McQueen Resort 2021 collection as southern England’s Jurassic Coast, an area long renowned as a fruitful source of fossils is pertinent to both material substance and creative expression.
The collection features a dress with an deep open neckline and twisted draped skirt in washed silk taffeta dip-dyed albion pink, fuchsia rose and lust red. An oyster ruffle dress with a high neck and scalloped back in washed organza dip-dyed albion pink and black takes the spotlight.
A tailored jacket with a signature men’s shoulder and box-pleat peplum with contrast ivory lapels. An exploded sleeve trapeze-line dress with an asymmetric tiered hem in a trompe l’oeil print of 1950s photographic roses. A distressed jacquard Prince of Wales check tailored jacket with a signature men’s shoulder and deconstructed lapel detailing.
All these are 2021 updates of McQueen’s ongoing exploration of hybridization and cross-pollination in dress. Even in 2D the richness of texture is apparent. This latest stage in McQueen’s evolution appeared a natural selection for the year of change to come.