Alexander McQueen

I had to do a quick post about the tragic loss of the brilliant designer Alexander McQueen.  So much has been said about him on the internet these past two days, and I don't think I can add too much to the conversation that hasn't already been said, but plain and simple; he was a true artist.  One only has to flip though the archives of his work on Style.com to see.

His designs were imaginative and amazing.  His woman was a warrior princess, a heroin from a Hitchcock film, or a futuristic alien.  I loved flipping through his runway show images each Fashion Week , and I loved popping into his store recently while I was in Vegas, as I talked about here.  The clothes in person were even more amazing than expected.  Here are some of my favorites of his designs over the years.

Images from style.com

Fall 2006

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Spring 2008

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Fall 2008

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Spring 2008

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And my own, Alexander McQueen, perfect, classic, black pumps.  So comfortable and a fabulous find at another one of my favorite consignment shops, The Closet, on Newbury Street in Boston.

Definitely taking these out for a stroll this weekend.  RIP Alexander McQueen.