Yesterday’s post about the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee inspired me to take out my “Union Jack” bags. The use of the Union Jack in fashion is obviously nothing new and I have always been a huge fan of the British flag. As for me, it has already become a fashion classic.

IMG_4551My Union Jack classics from left to right: Bag by Chanel and clutch by Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen is probably one of the main perpetrators of this trend. The brand’s veritable explosion of Union Jack patterns on clothes and accessories make fashionistas drool with desire. Seriously, it’s like the flag just takes every outfit to a complete new level of style.

To shop those fashion classics, click on the highlighted text.

LoL, Sandra

McQueen Union jack

Red, blue and white crystal box clutch “Union Jack” iconby Alexander McQueen

Box Clutch McQueen

Beige crystal box clutch “Union Jack” by Alexander McQueen


God Save McQueen printed modal-blend scarf by Alexander McQueen


Distressed Union Jack wool and silk-blend scarf iconby Vivienne Westwood

Vintage Union Jack-print Wellington boots by Hunter

Photos: Vogue Italia and © Sandra Bauknecht