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Alexander McQueen SS18 at PFW

In a flurry of florals and deconstructed jumpers an army of models stomped through the ages, harking back to a time where fashion heirlooms were passed down from generation to generation.

In something of an antithesis of fast fashion, Sarah presented a collection full of English heritage, focusing on particular on the English Garden.

Mac’s covered in delicate flowers, constructed in a way that makes them look like they are actually two old coats sewn together to make something new and beautiful, floral ballgowns spliced with leather straps and embroidered wildflower knitwear held together with zips, this mend and make do mentality was at the fore front of the collection.

We can only hope that with the current rate of pollution the fashion industry produces, the trend of making something old into something new continues.

In a preview of her Alexander McQueen collection on Saturday, Sarah Burton talked about “the healing power of flowers”. She had visited Kew Gardens, which holds one of the biggest seed banks in the world and, quite literally, makes magic as a centre for scientific botanical research. – Vogue

See the Full collection below.

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All Images via WWD
Header Image Via Alexander McQueen.

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