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Sarah Burton: ‘I remember one collection - the prêt-à-porter autumn/winter 1999-2000 collection - which involved a model in a Perspex robotic body. The guy who made the robot told us ten minutes before the model walked out, “If she sweats in the suit, she’s going to electrocute herself. So tell her not to sweat”.

Alexander McQueen Spring 1999 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

Alexander McQueen Spring 1999 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show Details

Alexander McQueen . Model Audrey Marnay wears prosthetic leather for Alexander McQueen Show - s/s 1999 .

Alexander McQueen Spring 1999 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

Shirley Mallmann, Alexander McQueen Spring 1999 Ready-to-Wear Collection Photos - Vogue

Alexander McQueen Fall 1999 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

Fashion meets sci-fi

Programmed 'Tron' cyborgs Alexander McQueen, Fall Winter : Paris 1999 . Programmed flashing LEDs mounted on two transparent PetG body-hugging bodices , vac-formed from plaster body-cast. Concept by Alexander McQueen . Designed and made by Studio van der Graaf , London. Each model wears a 'stegosaur-style' 12 volt battery pack on her back .

Coiled corset : Laura Morgan wearing the metal bodice on the McQueen catwalk made by Shaun Leane . Studio van der Graaf had made a solid plaster body cast so it fitted her body perfectly . © alexander mcqueen, 1999 .

Alexander McQueen Spring 1999 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

Alexander McQueen Spring 1999 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show