McQ, the younger sibling of the Alexander McQueen men’s line, channeled the energy of the Arab Spring, underground raves and travelers in layered looks with a lived-in feel.

The traditional keffiyeh scarf was reworked into the brand’s signature razor blade motif, while tailored coats, shirts and T-shirts were plastered with images and prints by London tattoo artist Fergus Purcell, aka Fergadelic — among them, a graffiti pattern inspired by the wall scrawling seen at squat parties.

There were sophisticated touches too, such as oversized blousons in prewashed silk and knits with a foil finish inspired by survival blankets. They contrasted with baggy shorts and patchwork appliqué jeans for an artfully disheveled look.

McQ, the younger sibling of the Alexander McQueen men’s line, channeled the energy of the Arab Spring, underground raves and travelers in layered looks with a lived-in feel.


The traditional keffiyeh scarf was reworked into the brand’s signature razor blade motif, while tailored coats, shirts and T-shirts were plastered with images and prints by London tattoo artist Fergus Purcell, aka Fergadelic — among them, a graffiti pattern inspired by the wall scrawling seen at squat parties.

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