Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Lee Alexander McQueen


On a day like today, English fashion designer Alexander McQueen was born
March 17, 1969. Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE (17 March 1969 - 11 February 2010) was a British fashion designer and couturier. He is known for having worked as chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001 and for founding his own Alexander McQueen label. His achievements in fashion earned him four British Designer of the Year awards (1996, 1997, 2001 and 2003), as well as the CFDA's International Designer of the Year award in 2003. McQueen died by suicide in 2010, at the age of forty, at his home in Mayfair, London. In this image: Burning Down the House, 1996 by David LaChapelle. ©David LaChapelle Studio.