The exhibition celebrates McQueen's dark imagination: gothic Victoriana, dresses tufted with blood-red feathers, decorated with dying flowers or rattling with clamshells, horns appear as protuberances from the shoulders, or platform shoes like organic growths. However disturbing the...

Lindsey Wixson and Sasha Pivovarova appear in the Alexander McQueen spring 2011 campaign surrounded by Monarch butterflies. The feminine touch of creative director Sarah Burton is obvious in this ad. While it is quite eerie (like most of the ads of the McQueen era) there is something lighter...

Alexander McQueen Fall 2010 Next summer, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will display " Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty ," a retrospective of the late designer's work. The exhibition begins with the annual Costume Institute Gala on May 2. Gala chairs include:...

I was lucky enough to visit the Alexander McQueen "Savage Beauty" exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This is likely the most popular show at the museum now so be prepared to wait at least one hour, particularly if you go during the weekend. The exhibit (again if you...

~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Day Is Don Photo from here How is it that Slim Aarons so perfectly captures the life I lead now with photos that are decades old? I guess this just means pool parties and chic gatherings are timeless! I had a truly fabulous time at my belated birthday...

Check out these exclusive interior shots of the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Dates: May 4, 2011–July 31, 2011 Location: Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, 2nd...

Abraham Lincoln Magazine editorials don't usually inspire my New Year resolutions. But it was a combination of the fresh, lovely tone of these pictures and my viewing of "Super 8" yesterday (what a lovely and innocent love story) that led me to think of the goals I want to accomplish for...

to my Amazon Kindle and am rediscovering my love for books (anything from "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" to the Millenium series). One of my favorite books is "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho. It is a simply written and beautiful book that really hits home now as I try to determine and fulfill...

In conjunction with the exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art held a competition for fashion design graduate students this spring in honor of the artist's lifelong dedication to supporting students and emerging talent in the...

Grasp the sartorial genius of the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen with an exclusive private tour ($350) of the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty on June 27. Andrew Bolton, curator of the Met's Costume Institute as well as the exhibit, reveals how...

 

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