Coat, Eshu, autumn/winter 2000–2001

Alexander McQueen (British, 1969–2010)
Eshu, autumn/winter 2000–2001
Black synthetic hair
Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photograph © Sølve Sundsbø / Art + Commerce

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Andrew Bolton: The runway show for Eshu emphasized the raw power of the clothes.

Sam Gainsbury: Sometimes it wasn’t as complicated as a big special effects and a finale. And I think what Lee felt was that he had found this big empty location that was very raw; the collection was very raw.

We built a pathway down from the top of the building to the bottom of the building that the models had to walk down. And we mic’ed up their feet so you could hear them walking and coming.

And I think that Lee felt that it was enough.