London-born designer, Alexander McQueen, has established a body of work that ranks him among the most respected designers in the world. After working for Romeo Gigli in Milan, McQueen studied at St. Martin's College in London. In October 1996 he was appointed Chief Designer at Givenchy where he worked until March of 2001. McQueen is known for exquisite tailoring and technical mastery and has amassed honors and awards including: British Designer of the year 1996, 1997, 2001, and 2003, International Designer of the Year by The Council of Fashion Designer's of America (CFDA) in 2003, A Most Excellent Commander of The British Empire (CBE) by her Majesty the Queen in 2003, and the Fashion and Grooming Awards - Fashion Directors Award 2007 for McQ and finally, Menswear designer of the Year by GQ in September 2007. Alexander McQueen’s outrageous style has attracted trendsetting icons like David Bowie and Isabella Blow making this provocative designer an exiting addition to Gilt Groupe.
Famous for the theatrical staging of his fashion shows, Alexander McQueen’s expert tailoring is especially evident in his menswear. In this sale, you’ll find everything from linen trousers to asymmetric waistcoats, plus boots, scarves and key chains. The McQueen legacy is one of drama, artistry and the spirit of invention.
An international crash course in contemporary men’s fashion from designers both up-and-coming (Adam Kimmel) and legendary (Rick Owens, Marc Jacobs). Plus: suits from Italian masters like Luigi Bianchi Mantova to leaner looks from Italian boundary pushers like Costume National. Finally, to bring it all back home, try on a pair of vintage-inspired boots from Billy Reid.
What won’t you find in this enormously wide-ranging spread? From sculpted, edged-out looks from the world’s top designers to everyday basics meant to anchor men’s wardrobes, your search ends here. To top it off, ties, belts, shoes, jackets and even the occasional man-bag make their way into this massive array. Take advantage of the best designers at end-of-season prices.