Alexander McQueen embroidered tailored 'Sarabande' jacket, c. 2007

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An Alexander McQueen tailored embroidered jacket from the 'SARABANDE' collection, Spring/Summer 2007. The jacket has scalloped edges with pleated trimmings throughout and black floral embroidery.

French 40 - UK 12 - Italian 44 - Medium

About the collection...

"The inspiration is Handel’s Sarabande of the title – a majestic and elegant dance – the portraits of Goya, the turn of the century exotic and socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati and garden flowers. As always, there is a melancholic undertone: faded flowers are trapped in chiffon and lace, ruffled skirts constructed out of tiers of delicate petals and prints are botanical – brightly coloured birds and blooms, scattering swallows and winding stems of leaves. Show pieces include a dress made entirely out of frozen flowers. Tailoring is this time more fluid than it has been and clothing indebted to horsemanship is worn with finely worked, oversized pirate shirts. McQueen’s idealisation of the feminine form continues with an exaggerated hour-glass silhouette"
Details
Designer
Alexander McQueen
Brand
Alexander McQueen
Place of Origin
Italy
Period
21st Century
Condition
New or Never Worn
Marked Size
Medium (UK)
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU14021093052
Address
One Of A Kind Archive
259 Portobello Road
Notting Hill
London W11 1LR
GB
+44 20 38236344
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