Lee Alexander McQueen

Designers Danxia Liu and Shanpeng Huang of Danshan at their Sarabande studio.

Fashion Features

Swinging to the Music at Sarabande

Part boot camp, college dorm and creative collective, Lee Alexander McQueen’s Sarabande foundation has been filling a gap left open by London’s fashion schools.

clock January 3, 2020Samantha Conti

A polling station sign in London, Britain, 10 December 2019. Britons go to the polls on 12 December in a general election.Brexit Party General Election, London, United Kingdom - 10 Dec 2019

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Letter From London: Toil, Tears, Sweat and Laughs, Ahead of the British General Election

Britons are headed to the polls for the third time in five years, beleaguered by Brexit and craving closure, but still ready to eat, drink — and laugh.

clock December 10, 2019Samantha Conti

McQueen working on the shell dress, which appeared in the Voss show.


‘Rendez-Vousing’ With Alexander McQueen

Photographer Ann Ray talks about getting close to Lee McQueen and his circle ahead of a show of her work, and his designs, in St. Louis.

clock October 4, 2019Samantha Conti

Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi announced their engagement today.


Shaun Leane Makes Princess Beatrice’s Ring in Tough Moment for Royals

The engagement of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, and the big reveal of a ring designed by Shaun Leane, come at a difficult time for Britain’s royal family.

clock September 26, 2019Samantha Conti

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: 'The Craftsman's Dinner' hosted by the Sarabande Foundation at LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair, Berkeley Square on September 16, 2019 in London, England. Pic Credit: Dave Benett


Sarabande Hosts ‘The Craftsman’s Dinner’ in London

Sarah Burton, Eddie and Hannah Redmayne, and Rupert Friend turned out to support the foundation’s work in promoting contemporary craft in all its forms. 

clock September 17, 2019Julia Neel

Saelia Apariciowill for Sarabande x Joyce

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Sarabande Sets Its Sights on Hong Kong With Joyce Installation

The project is meant to showcase the fizzing creativity of Lee Alexander McQueen’s charitable arts foundation.

clock April 29, 2019Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Chicago Auction House to Offer McQueen Dress

Museum of London’s former curator of fashion and decorative arts for five years, Timothy Long, now helms the luxury accessories and couture department for Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago.

clock December 4, 2018Rebecca Kleinman

Annabelle Neilson and John Galliano at the Vogue / Laureus Party at Monte Carlo Sports Club, Monaco, 2000

Fashion Scoops

Remembering Model and Alexander McQueen Muse Annabelle Neilson, 49

Neilson, whose life was beset by tragedy and illness, was found dead at her Chelsea, London, home by the emergency services.

clock July 17, 2018Samantha Conti

Emmanuel Gintzburger

Business Features

CEO Talks: Emmanuel Gintzburger of Alexander McQueen on the Magical Marriage of Creativity and Commerce

Gintzburger believes “everything starts with Sarah” Burton, the creative director, and the rest of the business flows from there.

clock June 22, 2018Samantha Conti

The Thom Browne talk at Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation

Fashion Scoops

Thom Browne Talks London, Store Developments and Challenges

Although he visits London often, this week marked the first time he spoke at Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, where he talked about his love of showmanship on the catwalk.

clock March 14, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Shaun Leane and Lee Alexander McQueen


Lou Stoppard Pens Fashion Book

The book, which spotlights partnerships between creatives, including Marc Jacobs and Katie Grand; Nick Knight and Daphne Guinness; Riccardo Tisci and Mariacarla Boscono, and Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.

clock October 23, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Isabella Blow Lee Alexander McQueen

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New Alexander McQueen Documentary in the Works

The documentary is the latest McQueen project, after a play and a film that’s still in the works.

clock February 8, 2017Samantha Conti

Eddie Redmayne and Nick Knight

Fashion Scoops

The Reindeer Pops Up for Two Nights in Support of Sarabande

A temporary winter wonderland in east London is home to The Reindeer for three days.

clock December 2, 2016Julia Neel

Isabella Blow Lee Alexander McQueen

Fashion Scoops

Jack O’Connell to Play Lee Alexander McQueen in Film

“Unbroken” and “Money Monster” actor will work with director Andrew Haigh.

clock October 25, 2016Samantha Conti

Isabella Blow Lee Alexander McQueen

Fashion Scoops

Maven Pictures to Produce Movie About Alexander McQueen and Isabella Blow

“The Ripper” delves into the relationship between the late designer and the former editor of the Sunday Times, Vogue and Tatler.

clock August 31, 2016Lorelei Marfil

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