Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Alexander McQueen: The Loss of A Great Fashion Designer

The fashion world is mourning the death of British fashion designer, Alexander McQueen was found dead in his home last Thursday, February 11, 2010 of an apparent suicide. He was reportedly depressed after the death of his mother on February 2, 2010. He was 40 years old.

Mr. Mcqueen was a talented and creative designer who was famous for putting on theatrical fashion shows that both thrilled and shocked attendees and pushing the envelope with his designs. In 1995 at his "Highland Rape" show, Mcqueen featured models in ripped dresses and skirts who appeared to have been attacked.

Mcqueen was considered a fashion genius and artist by many and he will be missed.

Some of Mcqueens designs:

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