Highlights From The Met’s Alexander McQueen Fashion Retrospective, Savage Beauty.

Alexander McQueen Fashion Retrospective

From May 4 through August 7th, The Metropolitan Museum of Art featured an impressive exhibit of the innovative fashions of the late Alexander McQueen. The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, celebrated the talented and sorely missed Alexander McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his Central Saint Martins postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation, which took place after his death in February 2010, Mr. McQueen challenged and expanded the understanding of fashion beyond utility to a conceptual expression of culture, politics, and identity. (more…)

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Alexander McQueen 2011 RTW Collection: Sarah Burton Had Some Big Shoes To Fill. Look What She Did With Them.

Alexander McQueen 2011 RTW Collection

Following the sad and tragic death of designer Alexander “Lee” McQueen, Sarah Burton, who worked alongside the late designer for 15 years, had her work cut out for her when it came to designing the new Alexander McQueen 2011 RTW Collection. But she did not disappoint. If anything, she added a feminine touch to some traditional McQueen silhouettes and pieces and certainly did a wild and commendable job with the shoes. (more…)

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A Huge Loss To Fashion, Art & Undoubtedly Friends. Alexander McQueen Takes His Own Life.

Alexander McQueen Takes His Own Life

Just breaking this morning was the very sad news that incredibly talented 40 year old fashion designer Alexander McQueen was found dead at his London home. (more…)

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