Cathy Horyn: Alexander McQueen S/S 01

published on 21 May 2021

‘Give me time and I’ll give you a revolution’ Alexander McQueen.

Cathy Horyn, the esteemed fashion critic, narrates the landmark Alexander McQueen S/S 01 Voss show. Breaking down the late British designer's imaginative showmanship, Horyn discusses the artistic genius of McQueen and creativity in the face of commerce. Discussing the role of the fashion critic she recalls the show where seated audience members were faced with their own reflections staring back at them from a mirrored box, which transformed into an asylum-like setting into which models entered. Reflecting on the spectacle of the fashion show, Horyn explains how McQueen took the runway to the extreme.

‘Give me time and I’ll give you a revolution’ Alexander McQueen.

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