Amazing sample sale alert – Alexander McQueen ready-to-wear, handbags and accessories are coming to Gilt Groupe tomorrow, February 3.
I’m going to die from excitement!!
London-born designer, Alexander McQueen, has established a body of work that ranks him among the most respected designers in the world. After working for Romeo Gigli in Milan, McQueen studied at St. Martinâ€™s College in London. In October 1996 he was appointed Chief Designer at Givenchy where he worked until March of 2001. McQueen is known for exquisite tailoring and technical mastery and has amassed honors and awards including: British Designer of the year 1996, 1997, 2001, and 2003, International Designer of the Year by The Council of Fashion Designerâ€™s of America (CFDA) in 2003, A Most Excellent Commander of The British Empire (CBE) by her Majesty the Queen in 2003, and the Fashion and Grooming Awards â€“ Fashion Directors Award 2007 for McQ and finally, Menswear designer of the Year by GQ in September 2007. Alexander McQueenâ€™s outrageous style has attracted trendsetting icons like David Bowie and Isabella Blow making this provocative designer an exiting addition to Gilt Groupe.
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