A project celebrating Alexander McQueen's 2003 CBE award, allowing a rare window into the designer at work.
Video Essays: It’s a Jungle Out There A/W 97
The influence of the language of horror on McQueen's work, and his relationship with the press.
Video Essay: Joan A/W 98
McQueen’s potent fascination with the figure of Joan of Arc and his passionate expressions of injustice.
Video Essay: Jack the Ripper Stalks His Victims 1992
McQueen’s Saint Martins graduation collection, and the signature ‘McQueen girl'.
Video Essay: It’s a Jungle Out There A/W 97
McQueen’s love of tribes, the poignancy of his recurring sad clown motif and his irreverent sense of humour.
Video Essay: Dante A/W 96
McQueen’s influential Bumster trousers, his interpretation of sexuality and the complexity of his character.
Video Essay: Eshu A/W 00
McQueen’s disregard for political correctness and his tenure at Givenchy.
Video Essay: Hunger S/S 96 and Eshu A/W 00
The unique beauty of classic McQueen tailoring and the profound influence of Margiela on his work.
Video Essay: Deliverance S/S 04
McQueen’s collaborations with Swarovski, and the significant roles and strong characters of his models.
Video Essay: Hunger S/S 96 & Dante A/W 96
McQueen’s iconic Bumster trousers, his fascination with birds and his extraordinary ability to find beauty in brutality.
Video Essay: Voss S/S 01
‘I think Lee flirted with danger hugely’. The legacy of McQueen's London shows, and his propensity for risk taking.
Video Essay: No. 13 S/S 99
The role of narrative in Lee McQueen’s work and the recurring influence of Joel-Peter Witkin.
Video Essay: Banshee A/W 94
Alexander McQueen’s ‘dark romance’, his unique approach to tailoring and his friendship with Isabella Blow.
Video Essay: Eshu A/W 00 & Voss S/S 01
Lee McQueen’s vision of femininity, the controversy surrounding his portrayal of women and the autobiographical nature of his work.
Video Essay: Dante A/W 96
Alexander McQueen’s relationship with commercialism and the story behind his A/W 96 Dante collection.
McQueen: The London Years
A project examining the early work (aka the London years) of the late Alexander McQueen.
Editorial Gallery: The London Years
Nick Knight and Katy England shot iconic pieces from McQueen’s early shows for the S/S 15 issue of AnOther.
Round-Up Discussion: Paris A/W 14 Womenswear
Lou Stoppard, Susannah Frankel, Jo-Ann Furniss, Alex Fury and Harriet Walker review Paris womenswear A/W 14 shows.
Live Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion: Gucci S/S 13 Womenswear
Camilla Morton, Sasha Wilkins, Yasmin Sewell and Susannah Frankel discuss the Gucci S/S 13 womenswear show.
Essay: Balenciaga Spring/Summmer 2006
The Sound Of Clothes: Synaesthesia - Susannah Frankel on Ghesquière's Spring/Summer 2006 collection for Balenciaga.
Interview: Liberty Ross on Dress Me Up, Dress Me Down
Model Liberty Ross discusses working with Nick Knight and SHOWstudio viewers on the Dress Me Up, Dress Me Down project with The Independent's Fashion Editor Susannah Frankel.
Interview: Nick Knight on Dress Me Up, Dress Me Down
Nick Knight discusses the origins and themes of his Dress Me Up, Dress Me Down collaboration with Liberty Ross with The Independent's Susannah Frankel.
Essay: Alexander McQueen
Bellwether: Susannah Frankel on the life and work of Alexander McQueen.