McQ by Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2015 Collection – London Fashion Week

September got to be one of the most favorite months for the fashionistas all over the world. New York Fashion Week has been gone just for 2 days, and now it is time for the fashion relay to be transferred from the American metropolis to the other side of the Atlantic, to the capital of Albion. One of the first labels up on London Fashion Week catwalk was the British label McQ, a lower-priced diffusion line by Alexander McQueen founded back in 2006. Sarah Burton, who took the position of the creative director of the label after McQueen’s death, unveiled the new McQ by Alexander McQueen spring/summer 2015 collection in the framework of London Fashion Week.

McQ by Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2015 Collection - London Fashion Week


One thing that was very eye-catching about the new McQ collection was the abundant use of lamé (a shiny metallic fabric). The material was used in notched neckline vests, asymmetrical miniskirts and jackets. The collection was mostly in dark color shades and was rather simple and fit to be worn every day. For dresses, we had simple shift mini dresses in black, dresses in mixed pattern with black chiffon additions on one side, asymmetrical dresses in very interesting pattern, V-neck sleeveless knitted dresses in white combined with a lamé jacket (in golden hues) tied around the waist, another loosely knitted textured dress in gray, again combined with lamé jacket, this time in silver hues. Very eye-catching was the combination of a black sleeveless dress of sheer material with feathery fringes and sporty black leather jacket. Burton had reached the top of simple and casual by designing a small black top and high waisted hip hugger mini skirt and putting them under a see through dress reaching slightly below knees.
Another widely used fabric was a checkered red, white and black flannel material, of which we saw long collared dresses (which actually looked like a long shirt) and patches as accents on skirts. The McQ by Alexander McQueen spring/summer 2015 collection also included sleeveless jumpsuits, asymmetrical patterned dresses paired with sleeveless sweaters, wide legged short pants combined with black maxi tops and so on. We also loved the short black pants with small metallic holes on the side paired with a classic black jacket. The jackets were generally paired with shorts and dresses. They were worn over skin and undone up on the front. Somewhere in the middle of the show the collection got even sportier: we saw white long shorts with matching vests and white raincoats with lamé miniskirts.

McQ by Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2015 Collection - London Fashion Week

McQ by Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2015 Collection - London Fashion Week
The footwear featured flat platform sandals with black soles and metallic color straps. The accessories were scarce and mainly consisted of handbags and clutches (looks like the trend of using snakeskin has come all the way from New York to London).
The McQ by Alexander McQueen spring/summer 2015 collection was rather simple and not try too hard. It was nothing fancy or elegant, but it was beautiful in its simplicity. After all, simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

McQ by Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2015 Collection - London Fashion Week

Photos courtesy of Vogue UK

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