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Alexander McQueen: For The Futuristic Interplanetary Mutant Alien Queen In You

Forget the Jean-Paul Gaultier costumes for The Fifth Element. Alexander McQueen's show in Paris today was a spacey sci-fi extravaganza of garments for royal ladies lost in the space-time continuum.

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The runway looked like scene cut from an invasion film.

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This silhouette doesn't say "Take me to your leader." It says: "You've been conquered by a higher lifeform. Get with the program."

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In space, no one can hear you scream. About your snapped ankle.

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Take away the shoes and the hair and you've got a really interesting, utterly new-feeling dress.

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For devotees of H.R. Giger.

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The exaggerated waist becomes almost insect-like, but in the right situation, this is a rockin' cocktail dress.

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Betcha Björk has her eye on this one.

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Correct me if I am wrong, but the print on this appears to be some kind of body scan or imaging. Of entrails and such. It should be disgusting but I'm finding it awesome.

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McQueen is known for his precise and exquisite tailoring.

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I spy moth wings.

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There's a disturbance in The Force, and it is her blouse.

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I'd be lying if I said the nipped-in waist and hip padding didn't make me smile.

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As the captain of the spaceship, XalaK is not to be fucked with. Her fingernails are actually razors.

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"Just because we're from another planet doesn't mean we don't want go out dancing. We like to party. Hard."

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The man, the myth, the legend.

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Greatest. Artist. Of. Our. Generation.

This man is beyond genius and is always fresh while maintaining his trademarks. I can spot his work from a mile away—incredible. I just love how every piece is a work of art and how frequently he sets the tone for pret a porter lines.