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Alexander McQueen Death Info

By Deena Bustillo on
Alexander McQueen's death over a year ago is back in the news today after Kate Middleton wore a dress crafted by the late designer's fashion house for her royal wedding today. The dress was actually designed by a woman named Sarah Burton, who took over the brand after McQueen committed suicide in February 2010. McQueen took his own life not long after his mother passed away, and just days before the start of London Fashion Week in 2010. His life was mourned by people all over the world...Read Full Story

Sarah Burton Named Creative Director at Alexander McQueen

By Sasha on
Alexander McQueen and Janet Jackson at the opening of his store in Los Angeles in 2000. (Getty Images) Alexander McQueen's right-hand-woman Sarah Burton has been named creative director at the late designer's fashion house. Rumors of who would head up the brand have been swirling since Gucci Group announced they would be continuing the company—those rumors can finally be put to rest.Sarah worked with McQueen for 16 years before his death in February 2010. She joinied his team in 1996...Read Full Story

Alice Dellal Dares to Wear Alexander McQueen With Thigh-High Fishnets

By Alicia Dennis on
Getty Images. Cool kid-turned-model Alice Dellal. British socialite Alice Dellal is perhaps best known stateside for adopting the half-shaved head as her signature years before Cassie, Mel B, and Toni Braxton took razors to their scalps. But to those in the fashion know, she's one of London's most offbeat "It Girls." She's the sort of woman to wear fanny packs, denim underwear, and combat boots with evening gowns.Dellal engaged in another act of sartorial rebellion at the Tuesday launch of...Read Full Story

Sarah Jessica Parker to Present Special Tribute Award to Alexander McQueen

By Chloe Harris Frankeny on
Sarah Jessica Parker wearing an Alexander McQueen couture hat and frock at the Sex and the City premiere in May 2008; McQueen, left, at Paris Fashion Week, March 2009. (PacificCoastNews.com) At the 2006 Met Costume Institute Gala, Sarah Jessica Parker—who arrived with design genius Alexander McQueen, both wearing matching tartans—could never have suspected the sudden suicide of her friend in fashion, just four years later in February 2010. Nor could she have imagined that she would be the...Read Full Story

Alexander McQueen's Cause of Death Inquest Closed

By Alicia Dennis on
The inquest into fashion great Alexander McQueen's death has finally closed, with British coroner Paul Knapman reporting that significant levels of cocaine, tranquilizers, and sleeping pills were in McQueen's blood at the time of his suicide.McQueen had been suffering from depression in the wake of his mother's death; his body was found the night before her planned funeral. As the coroner noted, "the balance of his mind was disturbed." The beloved designer had been seeking treatment; his...Read Full Story