i thought our love was like couture
turned out it was just another
Kate Moss at John Galliano S/S 1994
Galliano’s first collection for Givenchy, S/S 1996
Inspired by The Princess and the Pea
McQueen created his own ‘museum of woman-monsters’ in his second couture collection fro Givenchy, Eclect Dissect, shown in July 1997. In the period leading up to to the show, his art director SImon Costin combined the late Victorian costumes McQueen was then looking at with with a series of animated skeletons and muscle men from the sixteenth-century anatomical plates of Andreas Vesalius in a series of collages.
Caroline Evans, Fashion at the Edge (2007)
Centrefold story in AnOther Magazine A/W 2002, photographed by Sam Taylor Wood with Alexander McQueen as creative director.
The spirit of the piece, McQueen says, is intended as “a follow-on from my last collection, very Grimm’s fairytale. He’s Dick Wittington, she’s Puss Without Her Boots.”
Charles Jourdan campaign photographed by Guy Bourdin, 1979
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