Alexander McQueen is a couture inspired brand that explores the boundaries of fashion, techniques and design. Renowned for its unbridled creativity, over the past decade Alexander McQueen has experienced a successful transition from a celebrated conceptual fashion house to an elevated luxury international brand. The key product categories are Women’s ready-to-wear and leather goods, although Menswear has become one of the fastest growing product categories within the fashion house. The brand’s accessories offer includes eyewear for men and women, which feature some of the brand’s iconic elements, such as studs, the piercing and the skull. Each collection is developed with a profound respect and influence for the arts and crafts tradition, combining fine workmanship, creative vision and impeccable finish of Italian manufacturing. Creative Director Sarah Burton continues to be recognised as a major talent in the luxury industry through multiple awards and accolades from international press. The brand’s contemporary line McQ is becoming an important contributor to overall business.