Alexander McQueen Fall Winter 2023 Collection

After three years and a handful of seasons either virtual or traveling, Alexander McQueen made its return to Paris Fashion Week, with a collection of ultra-sharp tailoring that made the rest of the season’s stoic uniforms seem a little more dull. Creative director Sarah Burton explored cross-gender moments, creating corsets out of masculine moto and denim materials and details (another was also styled over a menswear white tailored shirt and black tie), putting both men and women in the same sharp-shoulder, double-breasted suiting and exploring other shoulder shapes in all-gender garments (leather and khaki trenches), overcoats and full-skirted anoraks.

Evening wear went dramatic in volume, using the same angular corset to a higher neck —nearly covering the face — on a strapless gown with a high-low bubble hem, while embellished

On foot, moto boots with buckles and thick silver zippers were left unzipped in the middle for an undone look.

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