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The Resource Alexander McQueen : the life and the legacy, Judith Watt ; foreword by Daphne Guinness

Alexander McQueen : the life and the legacy, Judith Watt ; foreword by Daphne Guinness

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Alexander McQueen : the life and the legacy
Title
Alexander McQueen
Title remainder
the life and the legacy
Statement of responsibility
Judith Watt ; foreword by Daphne Guinness
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An intimate and revealing look at the personal and professional life of the fashion world's most visionary designer. This volume strips away the layers of legend surrounding Alexander McQueen, revealing the sartorial genius and the true history of the man who reinvented modern fashion. Uncovering new details about Lee Alexander McQueen's humble childhood in East London, author Judith Watt traces the young designer's ascent--from his graduate collection at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design to his over-the-top runway shows to the designs he created just days before his death at age forty. Providing new insights into the dark passion and inspiration that guided each fever-pitched runway show, this fully illustrated portrait delivers a comprehensive, in-depth look at the most provocative designer of a generation. Illustrated throughout with McQueen's personal drawings and ephemera as well as a mixture of exquisite catwalk and editorial fashion images.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Alexander McQueen : the life and the legacy, Judith Watt ; foreword by Daphne Guinness
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Savile Row to Central Saint Martins -- The early shows -- Givenchy -- The London collections -- The Gucci years -- The last days and the legacy
Control code
7ocm77624912
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780062131997
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012947281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Alexander McQueen : the life and the legacy, Judith Watt ; foreword by Daphne Guinness
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Savile Row to Central Saint Martins -- The early shows -- Givenchy -- The London collections -- The Gucci years -- The last days and the legacy
Control code
7ocm77624912
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780062131997
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012947281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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