Alexander McQueen red jacket, Highland Rape Collection, Autumn/Winter 1995

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About

An important example of Alexander McQueen, this jacket from the 'Highland Rape' collection was made for the runway show and can be seen clearly in show footage. The show garnered enormous press coverage and set McQueen on the road to stardom, however the collection name was misunderstood by many; McQueen's collection was inspired by the ravaging and pillaging of Scotland by the English. Most pieces within the show, like this jacket, were deliberately distressed to convey that feeling. Constructed in red and ivory herringbone wool, the jacket has a pronounced collar in pale green silk damask, while the split sleeves are padded in the shoulder.

Constructed in red and ivory distressed Scottish wool and pale green silk damask
Five buttons fastening to the front
Unlabelled but carrying the William Vintage Guarantee of Alexander McQueen
Excellent condition with the original lining and fastenings
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Shoulder: 42cm
Bust: 78cm
Waist: 69cm
Length: 50cm
Sleeve: 24cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size XS

Details

  • Period
    1990-1999
  • Material Notes
    Damask, Silk, Wool, Button
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU7241581293
About the Seller

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Located in London, GB

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