28 Apr '11, 3pm

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, New York

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 4–July 31, 2011 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY +1 212 535 7710 The eagerly awaited exhibition features approximately 100 examples of Alexander McQueen’s (1969-2010) work from his prolific 19-year career in fashion design, including signature designs such as the bumster trouser, the kimono jacket, and the origami frock coat. McQueen’s fashions often referenced the exaggerated silhouettes of the 1860s, 1880s, 1890s, and 1950s, but his technical ingenuity always imbued his designs with an innovative sensibility that kept him at the vanguard. Recurring themes in McQueen’s work that are explored begin with “The Savage Mind” which examines his subversion of traditional tailoring and dressmaking practices through displacement and deconstruction. “Romantic Gothic” highlights McQueen’s narrative approach to fashion and illuminates his engagement ...

Full article: http://www.luxuryculture.com/arts-portfolio/alexander_mcq...

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Kate Middleton’s Alexander McQueen Dress

Kate Middleton’s Alexander McQueen Dress

luxuo.com 30 Apr '11, 9pm

Kate Middleton wore a stunning ivory and lace wedding dress Friday by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen , her face covered...