Black leather corseted dress with asymmetric draped skirt, price upon request, black leather military belt, $590, black leather cuff boots, $990, antique gold pearlescent stone pendant, $650, and antique gold asymmetrical pearlescent stone earrings, $790.
The ethos of Alexander McQueen is finding tension between the raw and refined and bringing them together to create some of the most unique products on the market. A new flagship store in the Design District highlights the house’s dichotomy of the contemporary and the traditional following a new design concept conceived by Creative Director Sarah Burton and architect Smiljan Radić.
No. 13 flower wedge sandal, $1,150
Featuring women’s and men’s ready-to-wear and accessories, the store ischaracterized by mannequins designed to take the customer on a voyage through the runway collections. The most prominent material throughout the space is wood, emphasizing the house’s passion for nature. Glass cylinders were conceptualized to establish reflection and light while a new type of papier-mâché cladding—cotton-crete—was developed specifically for the store. All of the techniques utilized represent the dedication to craftsmanshipthat characterizes AlexanderMcQueen. The store’s inaugural collection, spring/summer 2020, features a mix of stylesthat are sure to excite seasonedenthusiasts and recent addicts.
Mini Jewelled satchel, $1,790
The Jewelled satchel has been a pillar for the brand for a fewseasons, and a fresh miniature shape defines day-to-night style with options to wear it as both a clutch and a crossbody bag. If new shoes are what you crave, look no further than the flower wedge sandal. Inspired by endangered flowers, this 3D silhouette is bound to become a staple. Don’t miss out on the Miami-exclusive Pilot sunglasses, encrusted with a sculpted butterfly charm. Takea trip to the store with friendsto get inspired—with such a diversified lineup of pieces, you never know where the eye might travel. 146 NE 41st St., alexandermcqueen.com
Photography by: Courtesy of Alexander McQueen