‘McQueen’ Review: Portrait of a Fashion Shock Artist As a Genius

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‘McQueen’ Review: Portrait of a Fashion Shock Artist As a Genius‘Rolling Stone

In their unmissable documentary McQueen, directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui don’t just pay tribute to the groundbreaking couture rebel and his fervent desire to rip down old forms and create new ones; they also celebrate the damn-the-torpedos, full-speed-ahead ecstasy of the creative process. What made this man tick? How did an overweight, gay misfit from London’s mean streets ever manage to kick his way into the posh ranks of the fashion establishment? And how did he so consistently leave its gatekeepers both revolted and riveted by the savage beauty of his work? It’s a work with as many questions as answers.

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  • Publisher: Rolling Stone
  • Date: 2018-07-19T20:37:30+00:00
  • Author: Peter Travers
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When staggering down the runway wearing tartan over torn lace]’ A Review of Valerie Wallace’s House of McQueen

Valerie Wallace’s debut collection, House of McQueen is an intersection of fashion and poetry. Wallace pays homage to ingenious fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s legacy and creates her own lyrical runway. Wallace’s conceptual narrative and image rich collection, like McQueen’s work, emphasizes creative play on form.
Among the stitchery and needles, Wallace juxtaposes antiquity with the contemporary through the exploration of disparate images: a ‘tangle [of] Victorian with tulle’black and white, sometimes tangerine.’ or tips her hat to fine spun rhyme (i.e. ‘My velocity a kind of screed. / When from my highest perch I keen’)

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  • Publisher: Medium
  • Date: 2018-07-06T16:21:27.834Z
  • Author: Maureen Alsop
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Remembering Model and Alexander McQueen Muse Annabelle Neilson, 49

“My parents and I are devastated and shocked by this news. We would ask the media to respect the privacy of our family and Annabelle’s close friends during this very difficult time. We will not be making any further statement at this time. We thank you for your consideration.”

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Annabelle Neilson, whose family had myriad aristocratic and royal family connections, pursued various careers after modeling: She was a star of the Bravo TV series “Ladies of London” and wrote a children’s book series called “The Me Me Me’s.” Aimed at helping children explore their emotions, the books garnered great reviews when they were released in 2015.

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  • Publisher: WWD
  • Date: 2018-07-17T10:55:54+00:00
  • Author: Samantha Conti
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Is Portugal the Next Fashion Capital of the World?

There was the October 2017 relaunch of its local Vogue edition ‘ which has since taken a visual direction that seemingly prioritizes artistic freedom over commerce – in addition to being the native land of the founder behind luxury e-tail giant Farfetch. Add to that, the export of some of the modelling industry’s most in-demand faces. Plus, local manufacturers dealing with demand from luxury apparel houses the world over’The new path of Vogue Portugal points to a more minimalist way, yet not less bold nor less profound in its printed language. Covers are now much cleaner, and we have only one cover line conveying the main message,’ Sofia Lucas says

  • Publisher: Forbes
  • Date: 2018-07-17
  • Author: Declan Eytan
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