Thursday, February 11, 2010

Alexander McQueen's Untimely Passing

I just read that news that Alexander McQueen has reportedly committed suicide in his London apartment.  Here's the official text from the website:

On behalf of Lee McQueen's family, Alexander McQueen today announces the tragic news that Lee McQueen, the founder and designer of the Alexander McQueen brand has been found dead at his home. At this stage it is inappropriate to comment on this tragic news beyond saying that we are devastated and are sharing a sense of shock and grief with Lee's family.
Lee's family has asked for privacy in order to come to terms with this terrible news and we hope the media will respect this.

His designs were always extraordinary and I own a number of his pieces and shoes. Tomorrow I will have to put together a tribute outfit in his honor.
- alison 

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