Sarah Burton is British born. She grew up and was educated in Manchester and studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London graduating in 1997. In 1996 Sarah Burton joined Alexander McQueen. In 2010 she was appointed creative director of Alexander McQueen. Sarah supervise"s the creative direction and development of all collections of the brand going forwards.
Sarah Burton had worked in the design studio with Lee Alexander McQueen since 1996. She has been Head of Design Women"s wear since 2000.
Sarah Burton reflected on Alexander McQueen"s vision: The creation of modern beautifully crafted clothes was at the heart of Lees vision. I intend to stay true to his legacy.
About Alexander McQueen
Alexander McQueen designs, manufactures and distributes women"s and men"s ready to wear and accessories.
The Company operates in over 50 countries around the world through 11 directly operated stores, including flagship stores in New York, London, Milan, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, as well as through 360 leading department and specialty stores.
Alexander McQueen brand was founded in 1992 by Lee McQueen. In December 2000, 51% of the brand was acquired by Gucci Group, where he remained Creative Director until his passing in February 2010.
Alexander McQueen is part of Gucci Group N.V., owned by PPR. Shares in PPR are traded on the Euronext Paris
For Fall 2012 designers are inspired by a wide range of influences, from the elaborate details of brocade and metallic gold embellishments to the dynamic mix of military chic and power pantsuits. Colo