The Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 collection lined up a dazzling parade of feminine and wearable outfits not so characteristic of the early history of the brand. Sarah Burton managed to show off the ambition of the fashion house to envision exquisite and at the same time practical ensembles that sweep the fashion pack off its feet.

The legacy of the visionary designer, Alexander McQueen marked the world of fashion inspiring millions of style gurus to build up a unique fashion fantasy. Sarah Burton is the style godmother responsible for the preservation of the spotless reputation of this beloved brand.

The Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 collection undoubtedly has some of the edgy flair so characteristic of the creative work of the late fashion designer along with a utilitarian chic vibe. The fusion of these two aspects brought to life a limelight-stealing and high street repertoire of office chic and party outfits.

 Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection

'Romantic Utility' is the new concept elaborated by Sarah Burton in the resort collection. Military design patterns together with soft and feminine aspects guarantee the unique quality of this outfit parade. Tailored pants and all silhouette-flattering mid-length skirts will offer fashionistas the chance to stand out from the rest of the crowd. Long gone are the days of sporting minimalist and low key outfits for work or semi-formal events. Enter the realm of breath-taking fashion operas which teach you how to embrace your femininity and radiate strength and confidence. The fashion house took a modern spin on the chic suit trend.

Gold-embellished jackets and embroidered dresses lead the way to radiate the ambition of Sarah Burton to stay true to the sophisticated and visionary style legacy of Alexander McQueen. Day dresses teamed up with gorgeous belted trench coats and jackets prove to be the jewelry ensembles of the whole collection. Inject grown-up glamor into your 2012 wardrobe with these flamboyant looks. Flee into a fairy-tale world with the floor-sweeping lace and embroidered evening gowns presented below.

 Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection  Alexander McQueen Resort 2012 Collection

Image courtesy of Alexander McQueen