Revered as a master technician from his trainings and experience in Savile Row and Central Saint Martins. His entire graduation collection was bought by Isabella Blow.
From ads to runway, Mr. McQueen knows how to put a show. But he doesn't always get a good feedback, in the pass he is frequently misunderstood by the press.
One artist have said that you cannot deconstruct what you can't build, nor make a crooked line if you don't know what a straight line. This methapor best describes the works of Alexander McQueen. He rebelled from his technical expertise and gave us the beautiful and the unexpected. He marveled our imagination and pushed the boundaries of the fashion industry.
David Bowie in Alexander McQueen - Glastonbury Film Festival, June 25th 2000
Kirsten Dunst in Alexander McQueen - Vogue by Annie Leibovitz September 2006
Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2006
Bjork’s Homogenic cover image designed by Alexander McQueen
Gwen Stefani in Alexander McQueen - Elle by Carter Smith, July 2009
Daphne Guinness in Alexander McQueen - Vanity Fair by Michael Roberts, August 2008
Tim Burton’s Tricks & Treats (dress hat & boots by Alexander McQueen) - Bazaar by Tim Walker, October 2009
Katlin Aas in Alexander McQueen - Dazed & Confused by Selden, November 2009
Reese Witherspoon in Alexander McQueen - Vogue by Mario Testino, November 2008
Kristen Stewart in Alexander McQueen with Robert Pattinson - Bazaar by Mark Seliger , December 2009
Some examples of neck and shoulder details from Alexander McQueen’s last shows – photos Don Ashby & Olivier Claisse