Alexander Mcqueen

We Could Soon Be Wearing Leather Made From Human Skin

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Style

A fashion student plans to make leather jackets and bags out of Alexander McQueen’s skin. Nope, you didn’t read that wrong. For her graduate show ...

Let's Be Friends, Fashion's Latest Trend #LFW AW16

Lou Mensah | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Style
Lou Mensah

Having worked at the fashion coalface for over 15 years, as a photographer, PR and writer, I now balance on the edge of the bubble, peeping in. I advise retail clients on how to respond to their customers changing needs.

10 Sheer McQueen Dresses That Took Our Breath Away

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Style

Nothing could have quite prepared us for the sheer beauty of the Alexander McQueen catwalk at London Fashion Week. Sarah Burton took the trend for ...

Why Fashion Needs a Seat at the Table of Mainstream Education.

Francesco Loy Bell | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Francesco Loy Bell

This would inform people, spark an interest from a young age, and give a scope for creativity that is not currently present, without forcing people to solely study fashion. I am not putting other arts down, I am trying to bring fashion up to a similar position, and it is my belief that, with these changes in attitude and procedure, this is a very real possibility.

A Film Of Alexander McQueen's Life Story Is Coming To Hollywood

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Style

Alexander McQueen's life will be made into a major Hollywood film this year. According to Deadline, a biopic of the late fashion designer's rise an...

Duchess Of Cambridge Nails The Festive Red Dress Trend

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Style

The Duchess of Cambridge chose to wear this season's hottest Christmas party trend - the little red dress - to a festive event. She donned an old f...

Naomi Campbell Rocks Perfect Ruffle Leather Dress For An Autumn Night Out

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Style

Ruffles may best suit more delicate fabrics such as chiffon, but one Miss Naomi Campbell has just shown us how to rock it in leather. It's part...

See Alexander McQueen's Savage Beauty In This Haunting New Film

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Style

Alexander McQueen fans who missed out on the perennially sold out Savage Beauty exhibition at the V&A will love this haunting new film of the late fas...

Savage Beauty - London's V&A Raises the Bar Again!

Mik Scarlet | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Style
Mik Scarlet

Disabled people should remember McQueen as a champion of equality, which is not something you'd expect from a fashion designer. But McQueen was so much more than that, and Savage Beauty captures this with a reverence that takes your breathe away.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Christina Miller | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK Style
Christina Miller

It's a moving tribute to a man whose vision and creativity was light years beyond his peers, and whose work was (and which remains) unparalleled in an industry permeated with "creative geniuses". Whether you like fashion or not, you'll be spellbound by Savage Beauty.

Photographer Nick Knight On Alexander McQueen: 'We Changed The Rules Of Beauty'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

It's not only devoted fashionistas who are flocking to see the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition. The V&A sold 70,000 tickets before the...

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

As you enter the exhibition, you are met with the face of Alexander McQueen merging into his trademark skull, which for me signified the work and the person merging into the visionary he became. Known for his legendary catwalks and theatrical style, this has been translated into exhibition form.

Savage Beauty at V&A Is a McQueen Masterclass

Victoria Sadler | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Lee Alexander McQueen was a rare talent - he had that scarce combination of superb craftsmanship and extraordinary vision. And both of these pillars of his strength are on show in this stunning new exhibition of his work.

Kate Moss Stuns In See-Through Lace Gown

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Kate Moss led the stars of the fashion world on the red carpet on Thursday evening, at the launch of the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition i...

Fifty Shades Of RiRi

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

When ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ was still a twinkle in E.L. James’s eye, Rihanna was singing about “chains and whips” exciting her, so it’s no...

Fashion, Photography, Science, and Coral Reefs... Top 10 London Exhibitions for 2015

Victoria Sadler | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

There is an extraordinary diversity of subjects in this top 10 list of London exhibitions for 2015. Mark these in your calendar and your brain will be like a sponge, just soaking it all up.

Why the Duchess of Cambridge Is a Bridal Icon

Marina Licht | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

I have worked in the bridal industry for 15 years, so as you can imagine, I have seen plenty of incredibly beautiful wedding dresses. Before The Duchess of Cambridge got married, the majority of people I worked within the industry used to cite Grace Kelly as the figure whose gown they most admired.

'Alexander McQueen Is My Fashion Idol': David C Wigley Talks Toronto Mens Fashion Week

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 05.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Davies

Toronto fashion designer David C Wigley talks to The Leake about fashion idols, his collection for Toronto Mens Fashion Week and the one accessory he never takes off...

Getcha Street On

Sarah McGiven | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

These three collections take street influences, from classic 90's hip hop style, Kawaii and the gritty London realness that is the Tube, and turn them into super cool, easy to wear, edgy fashion for men and women, that references London, New York and Tokyo style.

Seven Things That Fashion School Can't Teach You

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

The world is filled with young talented people who dream of making it in fashion. They want to be the next star designer like Alexander McQueen or the next star stylist such as Micaela Erlanger and dress fabulous celebrities. With the best will in the world, fashion school cannot teach you all the skills you need to be successful. Here is what you won't learn....but what you will need.

Spider-Man Premiere 3D London

Amal Fashanu | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Amal Fashanu

Walking in proved a bit of a mission although I was with my dad so I had a great time walking in whilst having a laugh.

Weekend Shopping: Queen Bee Style

Sarah McGiven | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Last spring saw one the release of the most perfect fashion collections in recent memory, from Alexander McQueen. Based around bees and women as worker bees, this fantastically visual theme was cross-pollinated with the brand's dark romance. Immaculate construction ensured each elegant look was executed in the most high fashion way.

Fashion Week Recap: Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Beauty Trends

Vogue.fr | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

From New York to Paris, via London and Milan, Fashion Week has been making its path for the past four weeks, and as designers presented beautiful collections full of covetable pieces, new style directions appeared on the horizon for Fall/Winter 2014-2015.

2014: Embracing the Fashion/Sport Mash-Up Trend

Emilie Riis | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emilie Riis

The fashion industry has artfully latched onto our fitness obsession. It all started in 2004 when Stella McCartney designed her first collection for Adidas. Her collection was soon after followed by a collaboration between Puma and Alexander McQueen.

Exhibition: Isabella Blow - Fashion Galore! at Somerset House

Victoria Sadler | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Sadler

Another lovely touch was the inclusion - without apology - of Isabella's more damaged items such as her scuffed Givenchy mules and the McQueen coat complete with cigarette burns. It's a lovely reminder that what Isabella loved, she wore. And wore and wore and wore. Nothing was saved for special occasions in her wardrobe.