One of the most important poets reinterpreted by fashion
To mark the 400th anniversary year of Shakespeare’s death, the British department store Selfridges launched its own in-store theatre – The reFASHIONed Theatre: a special project which involves the creativity of the best fashion designers. Christopher Kane, Alexander McQueen, Maison Margiela, Craig Green, Rick Owens, Simone Rocha, among others, have offered a mixture of archive, one-off and couture pieces capturing the spirit of Shakespeare’s work, to dress the store’s Oxford Street windows. The second phase, or Act II, is presenting a tale of mystery and intrigue. Cue one-of-a-kind designs and breathtaking, original showpieces inspired by William Shakespeare’s most memorable quotes and iconic plays.