Thursday, February 11, 2010

son of a taxi driver ..

i never knew him .. i only knew how he made me feel when i saw the things he created .. the beauty he brought to the world .. the way he dressed a woman .. the way he could twist and turn a length of fabric or in his case a bolt of fabric .. his gowns always struck me as created by someone who was instructed to use all the fabric in the bolt ..


i remember the first time i saw one of his gowns .. i honestly wasn't sure what i was seeing .. the way it twisted and turned and folded over itself .. i thought for a moment it was a trick to the eye ..

i loved the things that alexander mcqueen created .. i don't pretend to know the demons he carried .. but i am thankful he showed the world the beauty from within ..


may he rest in peace ..

Alexander McQueen - March 17, 1969 - February 11, 2010 ..

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful tribute.
    smiles, alice

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  2. Awesome gowns! Love your hats from your last post. You too are very talented!

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  3. I didn't know him either but have seen his dresses before. Awesome talent now onto another journey...
    Thanks for letting us know.

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  4. I remember that one of the winners of Project Runway apprenticed under him. You could see his influence in his designs. Just beautiful.

    Anne

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  5. Beautiful tribute. His work is wonderful.

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  6. Oh... that's a gorgeous tribute! I loved his work... it's the stuff of dreams, right?

    xoxo
    happy Monday!
    robelyn

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