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Daphne Guinness by Bex Cassie

published on 2 November 2018

"The concept of the glove came about one evening at The V&A in London, when Alexander McQueen, Shaun Leane and I were talking about how we could protect and empower fragile people by using fashion as armour. Shaun and I then embarked on the lengthy process of creating it - the most beautiful artefact of contemporary wearable armour."

- Daphne Guinness

"The concept of the glove came about one evening at The V&A in London, when Alexander McQueen, Shaun Leane and I were talking about how we could protect and empower fragile people by using fashion as armour. Shaun and I then embarked on the lengthy process of creating it - the most beautiful artefact of contemporary wearable armour."

Illustration: Bex Cassie
Photographer: Nick Knight Glove: Shaun Leane
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