Paris Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen F/W 2013

Rebelling against the age of austerity, Alexander McQueen turned to the embellished excess of England's Elizabeth I. Held in the marble interiors of Paris' Opera Comique, this show was an intimate presentation owing to designer Sarah Burton's maternity leave, with just 10 looks. But when it's delivered with the fastidious density of Alexander McQueen, 10 creations are more than enough to have an impact.

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