Saturday, February 13, 2010

Good-bye, Alexander McQueen

British designer, Alexander McQueen that many admired his creation, was found dead at his home on Thursday (10/02/2010). Many works were collected by celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga. McQueen is famous for its collection of unusual and extreme style.

As quoted in The New York Times, the designer of 40 years old, was found dead with a state of dependency. Suspicion that he committed suicide. His death was only 9 days apart from his mother's death, which occurred on February 2. McQueen estimate for incident made him very depressed. However, the head of the communications company, Samantha Garrett, has not dared to issue a formal statement.

McQueen is known for its dramatic and extraordinary designs. In 2003, McQueen won an award from Queen Elizabeth II, when he received the nickname given the honor of Commander of the British Empire for his ability to design clothes.

Anna Wintour, editor of American Vogue, McQueen known as "One of the biggest talents of his generation." The building with the most extraordinary, full of experiments. It can be mixed with the latest web designs, Gothic style, but leaves the impression of aesthetics, wrapped with a maximum performance in every show wardrobe.

Once a wolf is never shown at fashion show to give the impression of living in the area of Little Red Riding Hood, and other times could take the bones of animals on stage, or even to use the most extreme in the expensive models. Exceptionally, while impressed with strangers and sometimes takes the audience frowned, a show that has always given a moment to look forward to all Fashion Week arrived.

He became chief designer of the Givenchy fashion house from 1996 until 2001, then moved to the company's rival, Gucci. McQueen is one of the youngest designers to obtain the title of British Designer of the Year, a title he received during the year 4 times from 1996-2003. It has also been awarded a prize as the International Designer of the Year in 2003, the Council of Fashion Designer Awards.

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