Alexander McQueen Famous British Fashion Designer


Alexander McQueen was born on March 17, in the year 1969, in Lewisham, city of London. He became head designer of the Louis Vuitton owned Givenchy fashion line and, in the year 2004, he launched his endemic menswear line. He acquired the British Council’s “British Designer of the Year” award four times, and was rewarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He commits suicide in the year 2010, almost shortly after the death of his mother.alexander mcqueen tim walkerAt his age 16, Alexander McQueen dropped out of school. He commences work on Savile Row, a street located in London’s Mayfair district famous for offering made-to-order men’s suits. He worked first with the tailor shop Shephard and Anderson, and then moved to nearby Hawkes and Gieves. He decided to continue his clothes-making career, and moved on from Savile Row. Alexander McQueen began working with theatrical costume designers Bermans and Angels. The affecting style of the clothing he made there would become a signature of his later independent design work. Upon his acknowledgement to London, he enrolled at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design, and received the degree of M.A. in fashion design in the year 1992.alexander mcqueen modern designerSoon after receiving his degree, Alexander McQueen started his own business designing clothes for females. He met enormous success with the introduction of his brand named “bumster” pants, so named because of their acutely low-cut waistline. Only four years out of design school, McQueen was rewarded the post of Chief Designer of Louis Vuitton-owned Givenchy. The designer devoted his 2008 Spring/Summer line to Blow, and stated that her death “was the most valuable thing I learn in fashion.” Just almost two years later, on February 2, in the year 2010, His mother died. One day before her funeral, on February 11, McQueen was found dead in his Mayfair, London apartment. The cause of death was concluded to be suicide.alexander mcqueen fall 2011Alexander McQueen rise from lower-class high school truant to internationally famous designer is an outstanding story. His fascinating shows and bold styles inspired and amused the world, and his legacy lives on. Ingrained co-designer Sarah Burton took over the still-operating Alexander brand, and His contribution to industry was honored by an exhibition held in year 2011 of his creations in New York City at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. alexander mcqueen designs cloths  alexander mcqueen fall winter 2006

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