10/05/2015

EXHIBITION | Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

At the V&A Museum [14th March 2015-2nd August 2015]

In Partnership with Swarovski

alexander mcqueen savage beauty

“THERE IS NO WAY BACK
FOR ME NOW. I’M GOING TO TAKE YOU ON JOURNEYS YOU’VE NEVER DREAMED WERE
POSSIBLE” – LEE ALEXANDER MCQUEEN (1969 – 2010)


It’s definitely not the
kind of exhibition you can just walk through without being captivated by
everything in the room. If you haven’t pre-booked your ticket online, the first thing
you’ll see when trying to get into the Alexander McQueen exhibition is a queue
to get one. The good news is the queue does move quickly, so be sure to head to
the museum for an on-the-day ticket.

For anyone who has been
drawn to fashion, past or present, Alexander McQueen’s designs are definitely
iconic.

Savage Beauty is the first
and largest reflective look on McQueen’s work to be presented in Europe and
presents the designer’s work with the same dramatic flare that was associated
with his runway shows.

Savage Beauty is an exhibition not to be missed. With extended dates to the 2nd August, and last entry on
Fridays being 20:15, there is a time that suits even the busiest of schedules.

“IT WAS ABOUT TRYING TO TRAP SOMETHING THAT WASN’T
CONVENTIONALLY BEAUTIFUL TO SHOW THAT BEAUTY COMES FROM WITHIN.” – LEE
ALEXANDER MCQUEEN  

 

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