Beautiful textures and colors from Alexander McQueen Spring 2012 ready-to-wear collection. Above, coral dress ruffled hem +bodice and sheer cape; below, gold armored top and ruffled skirt ensemble.
Dresses resembling gleaming aquatic creatures.
Dress with pearlescent scales/feathers, gown with bodice constructed form strands of pearls.
More Alexander McQueen dresses after the jump.
“I was thinking about a woman as an object of desire. We go to such lengths to adorn ourselves that we almost become our clothes or are taken over by them. This is a collection about excess – an exploration of ideals of beauty at their most extreme.” Sarah Burton. Below, split neck cap sleeve dress with multi-textured bodice resembling a coral reef.
Savage beauties -- the softness and femininity of these dresses bridled by cold metallic braces.
Lavender and beige babydoll dresses made of layers and layers of organic-looking ruffles.
Short dresses with beads, ruffles and cutouts.
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