Impeccable tailoring is at the heart of Alexander McQueen. Trained on London’s famous Savile Row, the label’s late designer and founder, Lee McQueen, pushed the boundaries with his theatrical, dramatic collections. Now under the direction of longtime friend and assistant, Sarah Burton, the house marries that knowing expertise with a more feminine feel. Over an evening gown or with jeans and T-shirt, classic trench coats, double-breasted pea coats and capes are statement pieces that will set your sartorial credentials soaring. Look for corseted backs, skull hardware and strong, accentuated shoulders – all inimitable characteristics of this luxuriously tough, British brand.