Alexander Mcqueen

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

Mik Scarlet | Posted 27.04.2015 | 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 15.04.2015 | 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.

Beautiful Movements

Kimberly Wyatt | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Kimberly Wyatt

I continue doing my part to slay the Dragons of Mediocrity by being proactive. I concentrate my energy and thoughts on what I'm passionate about and try my best to help others along the way. I create opportunities for dancers while mentoring them along their journey. I wake up each morning, I get out of bed, and chase after my dreams.

Fantasy Christmas Gifts: Chanel Haute Couture Book Sets

Sarah McGiven | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Whilst browsing stores, sites and press releases to uncover affordable gems to include in my Christmas Gift Guides, I often come across more high end items that, whilst utterly wonderful, are out of the general gifting price range. These pieces are my Fantasy Christmas Gifts.

Raising a Hat to Isabella Blow

Ravi Grewal | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ravi Grewal

Those who dismiss the fashion world as a vapid, ivory tower for people whose mouths are made for pouting and air-kissing (rather than eating) and models with cold dead eyes of sharks and the personality of a flannel, must visit the spectacular Somerset House exhibition, celebrating the late Isabella Blow.

Isabella Blow - a Life in Fashion

Stephanie Chase | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Chase

Isabella Blow lived her life with passion, flair and an impeccable eye for beauty. She didn't just wear clothes, she breathed life into them and transformed herself into a walking work of art for all to admire.

Weekend Shopping: Things That Are Making Me Happy

Sarah McGiven | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I've been away getting some winter sun for a little while (more on that later) and am currently at the mercy of my holiday souvenir - a nasty virus. So this week's post is a selection of things that have been making me smile despite my present grottiness.

Top 10: Autumn Accessories

Vogue.fr | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Style
Vogue.fr

Don't fall behind as fashion moves forward into Autumn, our pick of the top ten accessories for the coming season will have your winter wardrobe ready quicker than you can get your coat on.

Lucy Sherriff

Alexander McQueen's Unpaid Internship Slammed As 'Despicable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The president of a top arts university has penned an angry letter to Alexander McQueen's office following an advertisement for an 11 month-long unpaid...

A Private Fashionable Affair

Nickee Todd | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Style
Nickee Todd

So there I was, in the bosom of style greatness, surrounded by aesthetic alumni and fashion royalty. I was in the new spiritual home of the highly successful designer fashion retailer, Matches.