Mr McQueen

by Patsyfox on February 18, 2010

Anyone who knows me knows how rarely I’m lost for words, even when I should be. However the death of Alexander McQueen last week has left my fingers still on the keypad.

Suffice to say, sadder than the loss of his great talent is the loss of a life, particularly when you think of how anguished he must have been.

Besides simply loving so many of his creations, I loved his bravado in not playing safe, and the fact that he could be so shocking, but back it up with incredibly solid skills of execution.  Anyone can be shocking, but very few people can do it with finesse.

Alexander McQueen,  Autumn/Winter 09/10

Alexander McQueen Patsyfox illustrationMcQueen A

McQueen B


Mary 02.18.10 at 3:25 pm

I knew that would be the one to draw! The shape, the houndstooth, the everything! Well-executed, I love it, I want it. WANT!

Patsyfox 02.18.10 at 3:54 pm

Thanks! That houndstooth gave me hell but what a spectacular design – who else is going to do the sort of stuff he did? Don’t want to think about it. Never got rich enough to buy it!

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