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Alexander McQueen: A look at the major themes throughout the designer’s career.
McQueen thrilled audiences with his elaborate runway sets, from mock nail beds to whirling merry-go-rounds.
McQueen frequently wove bird motifs — including peacock-shaped headgear made from twigs — into his collections.
THE SUIT LIFE
For all the theater and emotion in his designs, McQueen was also a master tailor.
A FINE ROMANCE
When McQueen went fanciful and romantic, he did so to breathtaking effect.
ON THE EDGE
Whether futuristic or darkly aggressive, McQueen was brilliantly provocative with the tough stuff, too.
Few designers could do high-drama like McQueen. Here, a few showstopping looks and moments.