A lavishly illustrated tribute to Alexander McQueen, showcasing his dramatic and spectacular fashion designs.
Packed with breathtaking photographs, this tribute to Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) celebrates the incredible creations of an iconic, imaginative and inspirational fashion designer whose work turned heads and hearts everywhere.
McQueen was a major fashion figure famous throughout the world, especially the US and Japan. He worked as the head designer at Givenchy for five years before founding the Alexander McQueen and McQ labels. His dramatic designs, worn by a glittering array of celebrities such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Bjork, Lady Gaga and Rihanna, met with critical acclaim and earned him British Designer of the Year four times.
Includes his final collection for Fall/Winter 2010 which went on show in Paris in March 2010.
About The Author
Kristin Knox attends all the International Fashion Weeks and reports back for a variety of publications including the FT, GLAM UK, Fashion Confidential and Nylon Japan. She works as online social and media consultant for various prestigious international brands. She has also written fashion content for Vogue and Glamour and maintains her own successful fashion blog theclotheswhisperer.co.uk.
'His infamously over-the-top catwalk shows were as much art as fashion and the iconic moments we recall are captured in this new coffee-table must-have.' Glam.co.uk (March 2010) 'If there was ever a book to collect, this one is it.' www.fabsugar.com - 2010 '...a beauty of a coffee table book...' Fashaddict blog - 2010 'What more could a coffee table want?' InStyle (2010) 'breathtaking photographs' Western Mail (2010) 'Coffee-table book for the dedicated follower of fashion' independent.co.uk (December 2010) 'Both dedicated fans and fashion novices can lay this book with pride on their coffee tables.' Selvedge Magazine (July 2011)