The name Alexander McQueen has been everywhere recently, but my admiration for McQueen started back during my GCSE Art years, where I studied his dress making as part of a project. Since then, I’ve followed his catwalks and creations with excitement. As an art student myself, I love seeing the inspiration behind pieces, and McQueen’s reasoning was more interesting than most to learn.
So when the chance came up to visit one of the most talked about and fastest selling exhibitions at the V&A, my Mum, sister and I jumped at the chance and immediately booked ourselves in. Though we weren’t allowed to take photographs inside the museum itself, I bought these postcards as a momento, which show just a few of the items featured in the exhibition.
The exhibition begins with his tailored suits and shows off McQueen’s incredible tailoring suits, creating interesting and unique, but flattering, silhouettes. As is quoted in the exhibition: