Sarah Burton keeping Alexander McQueen’s Legacy Alive!

Alexander McQueen was one of the most eccentric, raw, provocative fashion designers that always thought outside of the box. After his death in 2010, his legacy of pushing the envelope has been passed on to fashion designer Sarah Burton. Sarah Burton is keeping Alexander McQueen’s dream alive! The fashion house is getting more attention than ever. Sarah went from once being Alexander’s assistant to being the creative director of Alexander McQueen’s entire collection.

Having the highest expectations to live up to, Sarah Burton is making a name for herself under the Alexander McQueen label. Both Alexander and Sarah are British and after his passing, Sarah first major piece of work was creating Princess Catherine of Cambridge’s wedding dress to Prince William. Sarah immediately became a house hold name around the world!

Sarah Burton has recently shown her 2012 Collection at Paris fashion week. Her designs held true to the Alexander McQueen style but with a touch of her own creativity. The collection was extremely detailed and interesting. It appeared that the designs had a futuristic elegance about them. Each model had an interesting head piece that matched their ensemble. Alexander McQueen would be proud of the impeccable tailoring that he was known for, which Sarah Burton paid close attention to when displaying her first collection as creative director.

Sarah is in high demand! She has worked with famous names such as Michelle Obama, Cake Blanchett, Lady Gaga and Gwyneth Paltrow. After her extraordinary show in Paris, the phones will be ringing off the hook. British Royalty and celebrities around the world are taking notice of Sarah Burton’s drama and extravagance that Alexander McQueen embodied in every show. She is coming out with a label of her own called “Costumes by Sarah” in the near future. Her talent speaks for itself and Alexander McQueen would expect nothing less than a lavish unconventional fashion show that she definitely brought to Paris fashion week! Congrats Sarah Burton and keep up those fabulous fashion shows!

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