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.
Essay: Balenciaga Spring/Summmer 2006
The Sound Of Clothes: Synaesthesia - Susannah Frankel on Ghesquière's Spring/Summer 2006 collection for Balenciaga.
Essay: Alexander McQueen
Bellwether: Susannah Frankel on the life and work of Alexander McQueen.
Essay: Of Maggots and Madonnas
Angel: Susannah Frankel on Nick Knight and Alexander McQueen's metamorphic Angel installation.
Beauty and impermanence are explored in this collaborative art installation by Alexander McQueen, Nick Knight and Bjork.