Thursday, February 18, 2010

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Shocking news!

Legendary designer Alexander McQueen was found dead earlier this morning after taking his own life, reports the Daily Mail.His death was confirmed by his office, though no details are out yet:

"It is a tragic loss. We are not making a comment at this time out of respect for the McQueen family."

The designer was 40 years old. His mother had also recently passed away, and to whom he was very close to.

Stay tuned as we learn more...

Update 1: reports that he was found hanged, in his Green Street property, in London's West End. And that "Paramedics were called but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said his death is not being treated as suspicious."

Update 2: A spokeswoman said: "Mr McQueen was found dead this morning at his home. We're devastated and I hope you understand that out of respect to his family and his colleagues we're not going to be making any further statement."

Update 3: McQueen's last tweets [Via]:
After it was announced Thursday that Alexander McQueen had died, the designer’s Twitter feed was removed, on which he revealed on Feb. 3 that his mother passed away the day before. A few days later he said, “Sunday evening been an F—-g awful week but my friends have been great, but now I have to some how [sic] pull myself together and finish with the…”

On Feb. 1, a couple of weeks after his Fall 2010 menswear show, he posted, “From heaven to hell and back again, life is a funny thing. Beauty can come from the most strangest of places even the most disgusting places.” A few minutes later, he posted: “Why people ignore the ugly things in life but within this they are missing the beauty that lies under the rotten fruit!!!!!!!!!!!!”

On Feb. 3, he tweeted that his mother had passed away the day before. “RIP mumxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx,” he said. And a few minutes later: “But life must go on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

His last tweet, sometime after Feb. 7, said: “I’m here with my girl Annie Tinkerbell wishing Kerry the slag, happy birthday in NY, your [sic] 40 now girl time to slow it down we think.”

Update 4: His company has issued a statement:

"On behalf of Lee McQueen's family, Alexander McQueen today announces the tragic news that Lee McQueen, the founder and designer of the Alexander McQueen brand, has been found dead at his home. At this stage it is inappropriate to comment on this tragic news beyond saying that we are devastated and are sharing a sense of shock and grief with Lee's family."

"Lee's family has asked for privacy in order to come to terms with this terrible news and we hope the media will respect this."

Update 5: "The McQ presentation that was to take place in New York today has been canceled".

I'm in shock ...

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Flee Isa Flee
Vogue Brazil February 2010
Shot by Fabio Bartelt
Model: Isabeli Fontana
Thanks to pipoca,and FashionCopious for the scans.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Gaga at the Grammies!

She outdoes herself every single time!She's wearing Giorgio Armani Privé.