Dress, Sarabande, spring/summer 2007

Alexander McQueen (British, 1969–2010)
Sarabande, spring/summer 2007
Cream silk satin and organza appliquéd with black degrade silk lace and embroidered in clear beads and sequins
Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photograph © Sølve Sundsbø / Art + Commerce

In McQueen’s Words

“I liked the padded hips because they didn’t make the [piece] look historical, but . . . more sensual. Like the statue of Diana with breasts and big hips. It’s more maternal, more womanly.”

Purple Fashion, Issue 7, Summer 2007