When forty-year-old Alexander McQueen devoted suicide in February 2010, a surprised global mourned the loss. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings because the son of an East London taxi driving force to scale the heights of repute, fortune, and glamour. He created a multimillion-dollar luxurious model that turned a favourite with celebrities, together with Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell. He designed outfits for the world’s most lovely ladies and royalty, so much famously the Duchess of Cambridge, who wore a McQueen costume on her marriage ceremony day.
But at the back of the convinced facade and bad-boy snapshot, lay a delicate soul who struggled to outlive within the ruthless global of style. because the pressures of labor intensified, McQueen grew to become more and more depending on the medicine that contributed to his tragic finish. in the meantime, his failure to discover lasting love in a string of boyfriends in simple terms additional to his depression. after which there have been the secrets and techniques that haunted his sleep…
A modern day fairy story infused with the darkness of a Greek tragedy, Alexander McQueen offers “a thorough and emotionally compelling exploration…of a posh and enigmatic artist” (Publishers Weekly). Andrew Wilson’s “magnificent” (The Independent, united kingdom) and “compelling and seriously researched bio” (Entertainment Weekly), that includes never-before-seen photos and infrequent interviews, dispels myths, corrects inaccuracies, and stocks new insights into McQueen’s inner most lifestyles and the resource of his artistic genius.
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