Remembering Alexander McQueen

Death sometimes initiates hyperbole of praise. This is not one of those times. Alexander McQueen was an artist. That distinction makes him a rare breed in fashion, one of only a handful of modern designers whose names even make it into the discussion.

Yet while identifying him as an artist, it is essential as well to celebrate McQueen as an extraordinary designer of fashion, one who not only could, but did, make beautiful clothes for women to wear. His career-long struggle to succeed commercially involved numerous factors, but definitely not on the list was a lack of interest in, or the inability to create, clothes for life beyond the runway. (via WWD)

Take a look at the major themes throughout his career:

Stylistically yours,
The Stylistic Approach

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