Seán McGirr Takes the Helm as Creative Director of Alexander McQueen
In an exciting announcement, Kering has introduced Seán McGirr as the next creative director for Alexander McQueen, following Sarah Burton’s 26-year tenure. McGirr’s unique journey into fashion makes him a notable choice for the renowned house.
A Trailblazer with a Unique Background
Seán McGirr’s career path has been far from conventional. Starting as the head of ready-to-wear at JW Anderson, he quickly expanded his reach, making an impact in both menswear and womenswear. His previous roles with brands like Dries Van Noten and Uniqlo showcase his diverse experience.
A Shared Alma Mater
Like the legendary Alexander McQueen, McGirr is a graduate of Central Saint Martins, where both were influenced by the esteemed professor Louise Wilson. McGirr’s distinctive graduate menswear collection and McQueen’s provocative work during his own graduation demonstrate their shared creative courage.
A Bright Future for Alexander McQueen
As Seán McGirr takes the creative helm at Alexander McQueen, the fashion world awaits his debut collection with anticipation. With a strong background and unique vision, he is poised to continue the legacy of this iconic brand into a new era of creativity.