Alexander McQueen . The aluminium ‘Spine’ corset mimicked the spine’s structure and armoured the body with a sinister aesthetic. The construction of this large body piece was complex, and Sean Leane used a human skeleton to cast the corset, crafting each bone by hand. The corset fastened like armour with three black leather buckle-straps.http://vam-multisite-wordpress.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/museumofsavagebeauty/
Alexander McQueen Fall 1996 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show
Eyevine/Zuma While the fashion world will continue to mourn the gaping hole of raw talent left by Alexander McQueen‘s death, the British designer’s family has taken another step toward closure. WWD reports today that the ashes of the visionary couturier were buried at Kilmuir, a picturesque locale on Scotland’s Isle of Skye on May 29. […]...
McQueen Forever: Remembering One of the Industry's Geniuses
Savage Beauty: McQueen was known for using high contrast in his work, marring dark and light, and soft and hard. It is a skill Mrs Burton has inherited and continued in the label's designs since his death