Reflections On A Life In Fashion: Alexander McQueen

Reflections On A Life In Fashion: Alexander McQueen
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It wasn't the just the clothes that inspired and intrigued us, it was the whole deep dark perfectly presented package.

Simon King, London Denim
  • 12 february 2010

It wasn’t the just the clothes that inspired and intrigued us, it was the whole deep dark perfectly presented package.  His life story, his nihilistic viewpoint and his constant flirtation with an alluring darker side which we loved gaining glimpses into.  In PSFK’s opinion he was the most fascinating fashion designer of our time.  He presented his graphically clear silhouettes through challenging and sometimes utterly horrific imagery. From the naked fat lady, tubes flowing out of her mouth reclining gracefully inside a mirrored box who appeared at the end of his ss01 show through to his AW09 show presented in a mortuary in the presence of a menagerie of stuffed animals.

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