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Alexander McQueen

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Founded in 1992
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Alexander McQueen, the hooligan of fashion and its lustful Gothic style

A prominent figure in the fashion scene, the designer Alexander Mcqueen, who gives his name to the British brand, is famous not so much for a particular garment, but rather for the silhouette of his figures and the glamour/punk style. Flared jackets, shoes with studs and dizzying heels or even clothes, skirts and shirts deconstructed. He is a real fashion hooligan as its creations are characterized by a totally rebellious and fearless spirit.

Son of a taxi driver, McQueen leaves school at the age of 16 to immediately enter the world of work. After working for Savile Row, for Gieves & Hawkes and the famous theater costume designers Angeli & Bermans, at the age of twenty, he moved to Milan to work for Romeo Gigli. In 1992 he returned to London to complete his training at the prestigious School of Art in Saint Martin.

In 1996 he was hired as creative director of Givenchy in place of John Galliano, where he remained until 2001, the year in which he left the house, defining it constricting for his creativity. It is a point where Alexander McQueen makes his name known in the high fashion scene with a transgressive and shocking fashion show, to the point of being called a fashion hooligan. Catwalks such as those in which a woman without legs parades on finely carved wooden prostheses and the one in which car painting robots color white clothes are striking.

The brand has always been recognized for some distinctive traits: a mix between British tailoring of Savile Row, the acquisition by McQueen during its training, craftsmanship typical of French high fashion and the impeccable finish of tailoring Italian. The result is a luxurious Gothic style, overflowing with 'drama', romance and a continuous contrast of strength and fragility, tradition and future. McQueen's skull becomes a real logo, which adorns the garments, buttons, pins and is printed on scarves and pashminas.

In 2010, after his death the creative direction has been assigned to Sarah Burton.

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Corso Como, 10 20154 Milan Italy
Via della Spiga, 4 20121 Milan Italy
Via Verri, 8 20121 Milan Italy
Via Maestà delle Volte, 4/6 06123 Perugia Italy
Piazza Antonio Pittaluga, 8R 16167 Genoa Italy
Corso Porta Borsari, 26 37121 Venice Italy
Piazza N. Amore 14/16 80121 Naples Italy
Via Diaz, 31 48121 Ravenna Italy
Via Marco Tullio Cicerone 03100 Frosinone Italy
Corso Libertà 15/17 20841 Italy
Via Milano 107 22100 Como Italy
Via Argiro, 93 70121 Bari Italy
Via di Palma 25 74123 Taranto Italy
Viale Roma 77 53042 Chianciano Terme Italy
Corso della Repubblica 207 04100 Latina Italy
Corso Umberto I 114 62012 Civitanova Marche Italy
Viale della Resistenza, 61 97013 Comiso Italy
Via Pietrino Belli, 1 12051 Alba Italy
Via Volta 10 20013 Magenta Italy
Via Martiri della Libertà, 3B 18039 Ventimiglia Italy
Via Vittorio Emanuele, 38 80073 Capri Italy
Corso Mazzini, 71 26100 Cremona Italy
Piazza Mazzini, 44/45 41121 Modena Italy
Via Gioacchino Rossini, 71/74 61121 Pesaro Italy
Piazzetta Zaine, 11 36061 Bassano del Grappa Italy
C.so di Porta Vittoria, 51 20122 Milan Italy
Via della Spiga, 30 20121 Milan Italy
Via Tempio Malatestiano, 2 47921 Rimini Italy
Via Carducci 47 55042 Forte dei Marmi Italy
Via Mazzocchi 12 63074 San Benedetto del Tronto Italy
Via Ricasoli, 35 57125 Livorno Italy
Via Domenico Morelli 6/8/10 angolo Piazza dei Martiri 80121 Naples Italy
Piazza Roma 23 25036 Palazzolo sull'Oglio Italy
Viale Maria Ceccarini, 5 47838 Riccione Italy
Via del Tritone, 61 00187 Rome Italy
Via Etnea 95121 Catania Italy
Via Aldo Moro, 39 85025 Melfi Italy
Portici Sentierone, 35 24121 Bergamo Italy
Via de' Musei, 6 40124 Bologna Italy
Via Cerchia, 3 47121 Forlì Italy
Via G. Tiraboschi, 36 24122 Bergamo Italy
Via del Prione, 205-207-209 19121 La Spezia Italy
Via Lagrange, 12 10123 Turin Italy
Via Francesco Scandone, 41 83100 Avellino Italy
Via Pietrapiana, 67/R 50122 Florence Italy
Via Federico Fratini 29 05100 Terni Italy
Corso Garibaldi 12 60020 Ancona Italy
Corso Italia, 76/78 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo Italy
Piazza Trento e Trieste, 1 21052 Busto Arsizio Italy
Via Guglielmo Oberdan, 6 56127 Pisa Italy
Via Duca degli Abruzzi 65012 Pescara Italy
Via Roma 59 80014 Giugliano in Campania Italy
Via Roma, 173 30022 Ceggia Italy
Piazza della Repubblica 50123 Florence Italy
Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 195/183 76125 Trani Italy
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Piazza della Repubblica, 8 28100 Novara Italy
Viale Marconi, 71 55049 Viareggio Italy
Via Carmine, 45 72100 Italy
Via Fantaguzzi, 13 47521 Cesena Italy
Viale Luigi Cadorna, 14/A 70033 Corato Italy
Via Mazzini, 46 81100 Caserta Italy
Corso G.Garibaldi, 24 29121 Piacenza Italy
Viale Bovio, 39 47841 Cattolica Italy
Via Torrearsa, 26 91100 Trapani Italy
Strada statale 195 Sulcitana, km. 39.600 09010 Pula Italy
Calata Marconi, 45 16034 Portofino Italy
Corso Giuseppe Mazzini, 71 87100 Cosenza Italy
Corso Italia, 53/57 52027 San Giovanni Valdarno Italy
Corso Nizza 36 12100 Cuneo Italy
Via Roma, 19/21 50123 Florence Italy
Via Emilia,116 41121 Modena Italy
Viale Matteotti, 25 48015 Milano Marittima Italy
Via Gambalunga, 28 47921 Rimini Italy
Via 140° Reggimento Fanteria 12/24 73100 Lecce Italy
Piazza Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour, 5 28845 Domodossola Italy
Via Di Bientina, 64 56020 Santa Maria a Monte Italy
Piazza Bernardini 2 55100 Lucca Italy
Via Roma, 289 90133 Palermo Italy
Via Giuseppe Luigi Lagrange, 15 10100 Turin Italy
Corso Italia, 2 34121 Trieste Italy
Via Sant'Andrea 8/A 20121 Milan Italy
Corso Genova, 6 20123 Milan Italy
Via VI Martiri, 21 80010 Villaricca Italy
Corso Stamira, 22 60122 Ancona Italy
Via Ruggero Settimo, 26b 90141 Palermo Italy
Via Torrearsa, 27 91100 Trapani Italy
Largo San Leonardo, 1 91023 Favignana Italy
Corso Mombello, 14 18038 Sanremo Italy
Via Seggiari, 11 80049 Somma Vesuviana Italy
Via Martiri della Libertà, 10 31100 Treviso Italy
Via Velia, 30 84122 Salerno Italy
P.za Tonini, 15 55042 Forte dei Marmi Italy
Via Fiori Chiari, 8 20121 Milan Italy
Via Vincenzo Sulis, 73 09124 Cagliari Italy
Promenade Du Port via Aga Khan, 1 07012 Porto Cervo Italy
Piazzetta Maraini angolo Via Nassa 6900 Lugano Switzerland
Via Pietrino Belli, 1 12051 Alba Italy
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