Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE 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. Alexander McQueen brand was founded by designer
Alexander McQueen in 1992. In December 2000, the Gucci Group
acquired 51% of his company and appointed him as Creative Director.
Alexander McQueen died in 2010, but his brand has lived on
successfully (would have been even better with him still at the
Alexander McQueen staged lavish and unconventional runway shows, such
as a recreation of a shipwreck for his Spring 2003 collection, Spring
2005's human chess game, and the Fall 2006 show, Widows of Culloden, which
featured a life-sized hologram of supermodel Kate Moss dressed in yards of
rippling fabric. In total, McQueen designed 36 collections for his
London label, including his MA graduate collection.
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On 27 July 2006, the company launched a lower-priced diffusion line McQ.
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