Alexander McQueen Unseen

Alexander McQueen: Unseen

  1. Robert Fairer
  2. Text by Claire Wilcox
  • ISBN 9780500519042
  • 33.50 x 24.40 cm
  • Hardback with printed cloth (without jacket) in slipcase
  • 352pp
  • With over 380 colour illustrations
  • First published 2016

Robert Fairer – US Vogue’s exclusive backstage photographer for over a decade – opens up his archive for the first time, revealing stunning photographs that were, until now, one of fashion’s best-kept secrets

‘An immense and intense monograph of unparalleled beauty’ – i-D
'With a highly privileged relationship with [Alexander McQueen] and a full-access pass, Robert Fairer takes us on a behind-the-scenes journey full of surprises and moments of grace through never-before-published images. Breathtaking!’– Vogue France

Tracing McQueen’s entire career from the 1990s to his final collection, ‘Plato’s Atlantis’, Alexander McQueen: Unseen celebrates the singular beauty of the designer’s creations and the intense behind-the-scenes work of McQueen’s trusted collaborators.

Fairer’s high-energy photographs capture the glamour, grit and spirit that made McQueen’s flamboyant shows so special, and offer a unique insight into the work of one of the world’s most captivating fashion designers.

The Preface is by Sally Singer (Creative Digital Director, Vogue).
The Introduction and Collections Texts are by Claire Wilcox (Senior Curator of Fashion, Victoria and Albert Museum and Professor in Fashion Curation, London College of Fashion).