Alexander McQueen

For those of you who regularly read this blog it will be no surprise that I am a huge Alexander McQueen fan, so I can't wait to see the retrospective that just opened at the Metropolitan Museum.  Here are a few images from the show to put you in the mood.
Incredible embroidery.
 The paint spatter dress from the spring summer collection of 1999
 Always the most amazing shoes- wearable maybe not- but incredible none the less.
When his pal Isabella Blow died the amazing Daphne Guinness bought her collection of McQueen clothes, many of which are on display at the Met.  Here is a clip of Daphne getting ready for the Met gala in the window of Barney's ......so as a riff on the great Diana Vreeland..... why don't you prepare for a festive night out by dressing in the windows of Barney's!I 

And a few more McQueen bits here and here.