Unfortunately one of Britain’s most successful and loved fashion designers, Alexander McQueen has been found dead after commiting suicide at his home in London this morning (11th February). He was pronounced dead at the scene. His mother passed away last week and it was a really hard time for him. This is such a tragic loss. His clothes were worn by so many people and he was so well respected in the fashion industry. Rihanna and Lindsay Lohan were the most recent celebs to have worn his clothes that we have blogged. I’m really upset. I wanted to make this post into a tribute post showcasing his collection that he showed at Mercedes Benze Fashion Week in Italy last month in January. He made marble coloured fabrics and balaclavas really big on the catwalk and I was excited to see what else he would bring out.
Alexander has also been named fashion designer of the year four times since 1996 and has been awarded a CBE. He succeeded John Galliano at Givenchy before becoming Creative Director at Gucci. His success as a designer continued in 2007 when he launched his own label.
My heart goes out to his family and he will be greatly missed in the wonderful world of fashion. Please check out the gallery below to see some of his collection.