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Paris Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2014

14/08/2014 16:40 | Updated 20 May 2015

The show notes at Alexander McQueen's show confirmed the inspiration in four words. Sarah Burton looked to "Beauty and the Beast" for her Autumn/Winter 2014 collection and with a rugged, mossy landscape covering the catwalk, it was impossible to ignore the influence of nature and wilderness.

Alexander McQueen : Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Dresses were ruffled or adorned with feathers and huge fur coats with hoods were the cosiest we've seen on the Paris catwalk so far. The eyelashes? Owl-inspired...

Alexander McQueen : Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Lace-up boots were flat and sturdy (no girl would want to wander on this heath in heels) but there was a softer, romantic edge in this collection too.

A series of sheer white lace gowns were fit for a fairytale and one of the shorter styles was embellished with a sparkling star print. Even the dramatic floor-length gowns in black and emerald were soft and flowing in shape.

Alexander McQueen - Runway RTW - Fall 2014 - Paris Fashion Week

This was Burton at her best - and it's well worth looking at her latest collection in full...

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