Thursday, March 11, 2010

Alexander McQueen’s Final Work

I have to say that I was shocked when I heard about McQueen death a few weeks ago. His works has always been my inspirations for over a decade. To lose a young and talented designer is always a significant lost.

Today, the 16 looks that Alexander McQueen had been working on before his death has shown today for a small group of editors.

According to Women's Wear Daily:
With a haunting soundtrack of operatic music, the presentation was solemn, funereal and even a little spooky - and the references to angels, broken skulls and religious themes eerily prescient. Tears were welling in the eyes of some spectators as the finale dress entered: a grand coat of gold feathers that ended in a froth of embroidered tulle.
Inspired by the Old Masters of painting by Jean Fouquet, Sandro Boticelli, Stephan Lochner, Hans Memling, Hugo van der Goes and Hieronymus Bosch, the artworks were captured and weaved them into on to the red, gold and silver fabrics embellished with ornate embroideries.
read more at Tmagazine
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