At Paris Fashion Week, Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen’s legacy shone through

The story of the day at Paris Fashion week of SS24 season truly belongs to the Celebration of the legacy created by Sarah Burton as she retires. Sarah Burton took over from Alexander McQueen when he passed away and has since then continued to honor his unique vision and push the boundaries of fashion. As the curtains rose on the grand runway, the audience held their breath in anticipation, knowing that this would be a momentous occasion.

Alexander Mcqueen Spring Summer 2024 Paris. SARAH BURTON

At Paris Fashion Week, Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen's legacy shone through

The show began with a mesmerizing display of Alexander McQueen’s iconic designs, showcasing his signature blend of dark romanticism and exquisite craftsmanship. Each garment seemed to tell a story, evoking emotions that ranged from awe to melancholy. It was a poignant reminder of the immense talent that once graced the fashion world.


As the models strutted down the runway, the audience was captivated by the sheer beauty and audacity of the collection. From ethereal gowns adorned with delicate lace to tailored suits with unexpected cutouts, every design exuded a sense of empowerment and confidence.

Naomi Campbell, adorned in a breathtaking gown that seemed to defy gravity, emerged from behind the curtains. The crowd erupted in thunderous applause, recognizing the significance of this moment. With every step she took, the room was filled with an electric energy, as if time stood still to witness this extraordinary union of fashion and legacy.


As she glided down the runway, Naomi exuded confidence and elegance, effortlessly commanding attention. Her poise and charisma were unmatched, captivating the audience’s gaze. 

Alexander Mcqueen Spring Summer 2024 Paris. NAOMI CAMPBELL

Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2024 Paris. NAOMI CAMPBELL

But as Naomi Campbell, the last model walked off the runway, the spotlight shifted to Sarah Burton, who emerged from the shadows, radiating elegance and grace. The crowd erupted in thunderous applause, acknowledging her remarkable contribution to the brand and the industry as a whole.

In her final collection, Sarah Burton paid homage to McQueen’s legacy while infusing her own creative flair. The garments seamlessly merged the past and the present, showcasing her ability to seamlessly blend tradition with innovation. Each piece was a work of art, meticulously crafted with intricate details and unexpected twists.

The show reached its climax with a breathtaking finale. Sarah Burton took her final bow, tears glistening in her eyes, as the crowd rose to their feet in a standing ovation. It was a moment of pure admiration and gratitude for the incredible journey she had embarked on, carrying the torch of Alexander McQueen’s legacy with unwavering dedication.


As the lights dimmed and the applause subsided, the fashion world was left in awe of Sarah Burton’s remarkable talent and her ability to honor the past while forging her own path. Her retirement marked the end of an era, but it also signaled the beginning of a new chapter for the House of McQueen.