An Inside Look at the Resort 2017 Collection from Alexander McQueen

Sarah Burton’s rich resort collection for Alexander McQueen was a vivacious blend of 60s chic and romantic English countryside (think granny florals). Cape coats, ruffles, embroidery and florals all played their part in the top fashion designer’s resort looks, so sneak a peek inside the resort 2017 collection from Alexander McQueen.
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Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


Alexander McQueen’s resort 2017 fashion week collection not only revived vintage silhouettes, but also handcrafted, quality materials and processes with a main color palette of red, black and white.
Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection



Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


The 60s revival was seen in the form of various houndstooth cape and pea coats, updated with detailed metal buttons, and flouncy bohemian trapeze dresses finished in the detailed art of broderie anglaise.
Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


Feminine and delicate embroidery and embellishments were seen on lacey gowns and dresses. Granny floral blossoms reminiscent of china teapots and intricate vintage beading channels memories of scrounging through grandma’s attic for lost treasures.
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Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


Ruffles abound were seen flowing free or slightly contained by stacked leather belts. The most impressive are the floral leather dresses composed of leather so soft and detailed with hand painted flowers that one would unassumingly mistake it for fabric.
Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection

Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection


KOKET’s revamped textiles collection recently added detailed embroidered sheers, similar to those seen on the dresses of the Alexander McQueen resort collection. Each lavish design is handstitched in India for a truly one-of-a-kind fabric.
KOKET hand embroidered sheers.

KOKET hand embroidered sheers.


Mimicking the Alexander McQueen hand painted floral leather is KOKETs Bloom leather consisting of genuine supple leather covered in mosaic-like floral blooms.
KOKET Bloom leathers

KOKET Bloom leathers


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Burton’s attention to detail has transposed the Alexander McQueen resort 2017 collection into something not just to be worn, but appreciated.
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Alexander McQueen Resort 2017 Collection



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