Union Jack

18 Mar

Alexander McQueen AW89The Union Jack was referenced, with portraits of Elizabeth II, in the Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 Show.

Other collections with the Union Jack : Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2009 (leather « Britannia » clutch, with an « Union Jack » motif, reiterated in the following seasons ; moreover, Alexander McQueen codesigned an « Union Jack » coat with David Bowie, for the singer’s 1997 « Earthling » album sleeve, and the Chivas Regal bottle that Alexander McQueen customized in 2009 had a Union Jack-cap), Alice Temperley Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (the Union Jack was revisited on knitted dresses), Burberry by Christopher Bailey (« Union Jack » motif on a T-shirt, designed for Naomi Campbell’s « Fashion for Relief », to help the victims of the 2007 British floods), Chanel Beauty (« Pearly Banner » palette, with an « Union Jack » motif, in the « London Madness » makeup line created by Peter Philips, in May 2009), Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (leather « Classique » bag, with an « Union Jack » motif, reiterated the following seasons), Clements Ribeiro 1997 (Union Jack-sweater, in this « Punk Trousseau » collection), Comme des Garçons Spring/Summer 2006 (the Union Jack influenced several pieces in this collection, dubbed « Lost Empire »), Converse Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (« All*Star » sneakers, dedicated to The Who, with an « Union Jack » print), Di Mauro 1944 (« The Big 4 / Les Quatre Grands » shoes, with an « Union Jack » motif, among other flags), Dior Homme by Hedi Slimane Spring/Summer 2006 (« Union Jack » necklace), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (« Union Jack » motifs on several pieces ; the « Union Jack » motif is recurrent in the collections of the designer who used to collect old flags), Jimmy Choo (the Union Jack featured, among other prints, in the Project PEP line, launched for Autumn/Winter 2009-2010), John Galliano Spring/Summer 1993 (« Union Jack » pattern on a jacket), John Galliano Autumn/Winter 1997-1998 (« Union Jack » motifs on a dress and on a black mesh top), Paul Smith for Triumph Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (vintage Union Jack-printed boots ; the « Union Jack » motif is recurrent in Paul Smith’s collections), Vivienne Westwood Swimwear Spring/Summer 2007 (Union Jack-printed men’s swimsuits ; Vivienne Westwood also used the « Union Jack » motif to decorate the Chivas Regal whiskey bottle for Christmas 2010), Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (Union Jack-printed tights).

Photo : Marcio Madeira




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2 responses to “Union Jack

  1. fiammisday

    March 18, 2013 at 10:33 am

    Good job dear!!! Have a fantastic day!!

    • Fashion Mayann

      March 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm

      Thank you so much, my top Italian blogger !!! Have a fa(shio)ntastic day with your amazing family !


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