Cate Blanchett and Monica are paying tribute to the late designer Alexander McQueen in style. Cate Blanchett wowed at Riviera red carpet on the first night of the Cannes Film Festival. Cate's dress is from McQueens Pre-Fall 2010 collection and was picked out by McQueen specially for her.
McQueen and Janet Jackson in 2008
Most would've thought that the untimely death of fashion designer Alexander McQueen would mean the end of the collection. According to Fashion Week Daily , parent company PPR who purchased 51% stake in the company in 2000, announced that McQueen will not end. The collection will be shown in Paris during the upcoming Fashion Week.
On a side not, I'm glad to see that McQueen's creativity and hard work will still be shown to during Paris Fashion Week. It's just very unfortunate that he's no longer with us to watch it all come to fruition.
McQueen with Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss
McQueen and Sarah Jessica Parker
The fashion world morns the tragic loss of fashion designer Alexander McQueen. According to the NY Daily News , the 40-year old British designer was found dead Thursday inside his London after reportedly committing suicide. His death comes just days before the start of London Fashion Week and weeks before he was due to unveil his new collection at Paris Fashion Week on March 9.
McQueen’s death was confirmed this afternoon from a source at his office.
His designs and style were so unique. Such a great talent that will be truly missed. R.I.P.
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Can't wait until March 4th for McQueen to hit Target? You can be ahead of the game. The Target Pop-Up Store down-town will have the collection on sale. Funky sweaters, skinny denim, bubble dresses, and slim skirts are $20 to $130. Through 2/15. St. John’s Center, 330 West St., nr. Houston St.; noon–10.