In Memory of Alexander McQueenMonday, February 15. 2010
Alexander McQueen, a top English fashion designer known for his amazing designs passed away on February 11th, 2010, aged 40. McQueen committed suicide at his Hyde Park home. Alexander McQueen was grieving the loss of his mother, a teacher, who passed away on the 2nd of February.
Alexander McQueen’s designs were extraordinary which is why he was awarded the British Designer of the Year award four times. His designs were worn by international celebrities, Rihanna, Bjork and Lady Gaga wore McQueen's renowned 12-inch heels in the video for the single, Bad Romance.
Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour called McQueen "one of the greatest talents of his generation".
Critics raved about McQueens eccentric collections; one show was created around the concept of recycling, McQueen created headwear from rubbish for models to wear.
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Femail.com.au extends our condolences to McQueen’s family during this hard time.