London Calling: McQueen’s Savage Beauty Opens at V&A

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As the V&A open their doors to the most anticipated exhibition of the year, we take a sneak peak into the heritage of a true industry legend. From Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell to Sarah Burton and Victoria Beckham, the who’s who of the British fashion world came together to celebrate the opening night of Savage Beauty, an exhibition that delves into the life and work of Lee Alexander McQueen.

The hyped event will comprise an extended and enhanced version of the 2011 Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, with over 120 designs being presented with the dramatic staging and sense of spectacle synonymous with his runway shows and spanning his 1992 MA graduate collection to his unfinished A/W 2010 collection.

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As undisputedly one of the greatest British fashion designers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, who constantly pushed the boundaries of fashion with his inspiring designs, we pay homage to the extraordinary talent of Alexander McQueen. And if the 70,000 plus tickets already sold for this retrospective the work of the late designer doesn’t convince you, then perhaps our stunning collection of McQueen must-haves will…

 

“I want to be the purveyor of a certain silhouette or a way of cutting, so that when I’m dead and gone people will know that the twenty-first century was started by Alexander McQueen”. – McQueen

Milli Midwood

Freelance Blogger

Milli is a fashion blogger, tea drinker and sun worshiper, who has called Dubai her home for the last 24 years. Likes dog videos, free WiFi, Gucci and hashtags because they look like waffles.

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