ALEXANDER MCQUEEN: SAVAGE BEAUTY
In the only major retrospective in
Europe, the V&A is currently hosting,
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, which offers as a showcase and a celebration
of the innovative and visionary late fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen. An
extraordinary creative talent is evident, from the renowned tailoring
expertise, the vast range of eclectic influences, to the never ending pursuit
to challenge and breakdown boundaries. Savage Beauty which originated by the
Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, has been edited
and expanded for the V&A's large exhibition Galleries, featuring additional
66 garments and accessories, lent by private individuals and collectors such as
Katy England, Annabelle Neilson and the Isabella Blow collection.
Sarah Burton, Creative Director Alexander McQueen, said: “Savage Beauty is a celebration of the most imaginative and talented designer of our time.
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, in partnership with Swarovski, supported by American Express, with thanks to M∙A∙C Cosmetics, technology partner Samsung and made possible with the co-operation of Alexander McQueen, runs from 14 March – 2 August 2015.