3 August 2015

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Alexander McQueen Crowned The Most Popular Exhibition In V&A History

More than 480,000 people visited Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the V&A, making it the most visited paid-for exhibition at the Museum ever. The exhibition was the only major UK retrospective of the work of the visionary fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen, widely celebrated as one of the most innovative designers of his generation.  Alexander […]

13 March 2015

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Alexander McQueen Savage Queuety Opens To The British Public

The highly anticipated Alexander McQueen exhibition ‘Savage Beauty’ will finally be opening its doors to the public this weekend after an appeal by fans to mount the show here in London, following its startling successful run at New York’s Metropolitan Museum. It just goes to show that  something as British as McQueen’s designs are universal […]

29 October 2014

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Alexander McQueen’s Working Process Revealed In New Photography Exhibition

Tate Britain is presenting a photography exhibition the result of which is an unique collaboration between the artist Nick Waplington and the acclaimed fashion designer Alexander McQueen. This well timed exhibition will reveal McQueen’s working practice through a selection of over 130 large and small scale photographs, including images never seen before. The exhibition is […]

5 October 2014

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Alexander McQueen: Where Art Fashion and Design Merge At The V&A

London’s where I was brought up. It’s where my heart is and where I get my inspiration – Alexander McQueen Next week, the V&A will announce details of its 2015 blockbuster show which will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London this spring. From March until July, the most successful solo fashion exhibition in the […]

26 April 2014

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Alexander McQueen’s Stunning Savage Beauty Finally Comes To The V&A

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has announced that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. This is the  same exhibition that was originally mounted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in 2011. It became the most popular single exhibition in 2011 and was one of the Museum’s […]

12 July 2012

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Kate Middleton Will Wear The More Conservative McQueen Outfits

The Autumn/Winter Collection by Sarah Burton the chief fashion designer for the highly regarded Alexander McQueen label is out there but not really for the faint – hearted. The creator of the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress has previewed her autumn winter collection of Haute Couture dresses for 2012 and the runnway does not necesarerly […]

6 March 2012

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Isabella Blow Foundation Charity Auction At Christie’s

Alexander McQueen and Phillip Treacy  to feature in Daphne Guinness Sale Christie’s Auctioneers has announced a single-owner sale of The Daphne Guinness Collection. The auction is to Sold to Benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation a cause close to the heart of Daphne herself, a close friend of the late muse of Alexander McQueen and milliner […]

17 February 2012

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McQueen And McCartney Gear Up For London Fashion Week

New York hands the torch to London as its edition of Fashion Week kicks off today After yesterday’s conclusion of New York Fashion Week, London Fashion Week has kicked off today with British designers Antoni & Alison, who presented their new collection of bold, colourful prints, in the first of many of catwalk shows planned […]

13 January 2012

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Design Awards Pit Kate Middleton Dress Against Olympic Torch

  Design Awards nominations dominated by Olpympics and Alexander McQueen The recently released Design Awards nominations longlist is dominated by the Olympics and Alexander McQueen. While it includes nominations for both the Olympic torch, and the Olympic velodrome, Alexander McQueen also gets two nominations – one for Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, and another for Savage Beauty, his […]

12 January 2012

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New York Galleries Divided Over Blockbuster Shows

MoMA attendance falls, while the Met’s sky-rockets: and all thanks to the ‘Blockbuster’. But is it worth it? In terms of attendance, last year proved a bad one for the Museum of Modern Art, with attendance dropping 11 % to 2.8 million… but a great one for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with admissions rising to […]

15 October 2011

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Alexander McQueen And Isabella Blow Camp It Up At The NPG

David LaChapelle Photo Purchased by National Portrait Gallery Goes On Display A photograph of the late great fashion designer Alexander McQueen and his muse the magazine editor Isabella Blow has been bought by the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London. Burning Down the House by Avant Garde photographer David LaChapelle was originally published in the […]

15 August 2011

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Alexander McQueen Exhibition For London

Pressure grows to stage the New York exhibition in London A major retrospective of fashion designer Alexander McQueen, which closed its doors at the end of July, at New York’s Metropolitan Museum, may come to London after all. The exhibition took New York by storm, celebrating the life and work of this ground breaking innovator. […]

3 May 2011

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Alexander McQueen Retrospective Dazzles New York

4 May 2011 – 31 July 2011 A major retrospective exhibition celebrating the life and work of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen opens at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art tomorrow. His extraordinary contributions to fashion from his Central Saint Martins postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation, which took place after his […]

20 September 2010

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Alexander McQueen Memorial Held

A memorial service has been held to honour the life and work of fashion designer Alexander McQueen. Dozens of tartan-clad bagpipers lined the steps of St. Paul’s cathedral as guests including Stella McCartney, Pam Hogg, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Sarah Jessica Parker left the ceremony. Following his suicide seven months ago, the world of […]