Fashion World Mourns The Death Of Alexander McQueen

ESSENCE.COM Feb, 11, 2010

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The First Lady Michelle Obama wears an Alexander McQueen suit to a recent event.

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Alicia Keys wearing an Alexander McQueen paint-splatter tunic to celebrate her new album.

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One of Rihanna’s most talked about looks was designed by Alexander McQueen.

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Mary is red hot in a sexy Alexander McQueen creation.

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Alexander McQueen makes over the classic pump in a punchy, yellow patent leather and a girlie, heart peep-toe perfect for Valentine’s day.

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The designer shares a laugh with friend Naomi Campbell.

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Alexander McQueen’s white, long sleeve mini-dress with sexy draped back has just the right amount of edge to keep Amber Rose looking fashion forward.

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Alexander McQueen loved making women look and feel sexy.

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While some models passed on walking the Alexander McQueen runway in his 10-inch Armadillo heels, Kelis here looks at ease in these height-defying heels.

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Walking art is how we’d describe Alexander McQueen’s collection of insanely beautiful decorative heels.

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Alexander McQueen’s asymmetric-stripped sweater dress with cowl neck, that can also be worn as a hoodie, is a chic, easy to throw on piece that hints to the 80’s.

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Alexander McQueen has built a reputation injecting goth elements in his collections. This black Victorian dress shows off McQueen’s skillful hand at tailoring.

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Leave it to Alexander McQueen to design ankle booties fashioned after a leather moto jacket. These 2009 peep-toe beauties were snatched up by many stylistas.

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Melody Thornton goes for a 1920’s flapper look in a modern Alexander McQueen ombre fringe mini-dress.
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Divine prints and intricate silhouettes have always made appearances in Alexander McQueen’s collections.

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Alexander McQueen’s marching band inspired vest is a unique, stand out piece.

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These Alexander McQueen badass slingback, grommet studded heels are rock ‘n’ roll chic at its finest.

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Alexander McQueen celebrates the opening of his L.A. flagship boutique with Janet Jackson in 2008.

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Alexander McQueen’s glamorous and chic one-shoulder gown with one long, lace sleeve looks stunning on Thandie Newton.

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Jourdan Dunn walks the Alexander McQueen runway for his Spring 2008 collection in Paris. The collection was a homage to his good friend and supporter the late Isabella Blow. The collection boasted a number of key pieces like strong-shoulder structured suit jackets, lace tops and ombre kimonos.

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Chanel Iman takes a show-stopping walk down the runway in a heavenly draped mini-dress with full sleeves and long train at Alexander McQueen’s Spring 2008 collection in Paris.

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