McQ appears to be answering the call of the wild for its fall collection, with a strong emphasis on tiger prints, tempered by strong, nipped-in silhouettes inspired by historical references gleaned from the McQueen archive. Heritage fabrics got a big cat makeover, which was especially fetching in a black lacquer tiger overlay on a Prince of Wales check jacket with same-fabric fringing. Nautical Royal Navy references surfaced in flat-front sailor pants and a great double-breasted peacoat with brass buttons and shearling sleeves and collar. Edgier streetwear notes came from bomber jackets and an acid tiger print.

To access this article, click here to subscribe or to log in.

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus