New PDF release: Alexander McQueen: Genius of a Generation

By Kristin Knox

ISBN-10: 1408130769

ISBN-13: 9781408130766

This tribute to Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) celebrates the genius of an iconic, inventive, and inspirational designer with greater than one hundred twenty five catwalk photos of his paintings as well as observation from an skilled style journalist and tributes by means of well-liked humans within the style international. additionally integrated are images from his final assortment, awarded at Paris type Week in 2010, and hailed by means of overseas media and type reviewers. The dad or mum known as it «truly spectacular...a triumph» the L.A. instances praised it as «masterpieces... runway showstoppers» The Telegraph raved «The designs have been shiny, dramatic and emphatic demonstration of the serious ability and artistry of McQueen» and the hot York occasions reviewed as «His imaginative and prescient of Gothic glory, with a global bathed in spiritual symbolism, used to be translated not only with massive subtlety and sweetness but additionally with the pressing futurism that used to be the essence of his spirit.» McQueens dramatic designs have been artistically profitable and across the world famous. He earned the British dressmaker of the 12 months award 4 occasions and his paintings used to be rather favourite via his star consumers together with Sarah Jessica Parker, Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Bjork, girl Gaga and Rihanna.

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Here a model is pictured in a tattered reimagining of a flamenco dress worn over red and white polka dotted tights for an added component of layered texture. right This black suit from the Spring/Summer 2002 collection was McQueen’s modern take on the toreador. Worn without anything underneath, the suggestive leather straps convey a hint of McQueen’s telltale dark and aggressive sexual energy, which aligns nicely with the testosterone-fuelled concept of bullfighting. 36 spring/summer 2002 37 alexander mcqueen Fall/Winter 2002 38 left A purple-poncho-clad model leading two wolfish hounds opened McQueen’s Fall/Winter 2002 show at Paris’ La Conciergerie, the former prison of aristocrats during the French Revolution where Marie Antoinette was held before her execution.

This particular look stems from references to the rainforest, an early instance of McQueen’s fascination with the environment and man’s detrimental effect upon it. right This look from Spring/Summer 2003 updates and de-contextualizes McQueen’s penchant for historical tailoring as a Tudor-style golden satin jacket complete with ruff is worn over a rainbow tie-dye flouncy chiffon skirt. The effect of this sharp, masculine military jacket teamed with the bright femininity of the skirt perhaps conjures up a vision of the genderbender shipwrecked characters of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.

The reference seems to balance out a collection otherwise very much steeped in the historicism of Eurasian culture. 47 fall/winter left Here the houndstooth trompe l’oeil fabric is folded into the shape of a mini-kimono, further underscoring the elements of Eastmeets-West running throughout the Fall/Winter 2003 collection. 2003 above The finale look at the Fall/Winter 2003 show was particularly exemplary of the near pyrotechnic-level of theatrics surrounding McQueen’s runway presentations. The audience gasped audibly as a model wearing a leather bodysuit hitched to a long, flowing kimono-like parachute blazed down the runway in the middle of a wind tunnel.

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