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|Title||:||Alexander McQueen: The Life and the Legacy|
|Number of Pages||:||288 pages|
December 05, 2012
Recently I was sent this book and requested to take the oppurtunity to review it as a 'first-reader'. Being an author myself I both jumped at the chance, and shuddered at the prospect of perhaps having to demolish a book in review. (I'm nothing if not meticulously honest when it comes to my opini...
June 09, 2013
thought it would be more insightful. It gave a brief description of the inspirations for each collection. This was really the most interesting part of the book. The descriptions of the clothes really could've used visuals (there were very few) and left me yearning for the pictures. I almost wante...
October 17, 2017
i want to read it.
May 30, 2013
anyone who knows me knows that mcqueen is my all time favourite fashion designer. he the designer as well as his impeccable tailoring and gorgeous designs is what made me fall deeply in love with high fashion.
i enjoyed this book. it had a lot of information on each of his collections, although i...
July 31, 2016
The writer of this book obviously assumed that we were intimately familiar with all the collections. For me when pictures of something exists I would rather see the pictures and just have them referenced instead of having to use my imagination to recall them from someone else's description. I als...
May 05, 2013
Collection y collection this book chronicles the life of Alenxader "Lee" McQueen from his days tailoring on Saville Row to the tragedy of his death in 2010. Since McQueen's collections are largely biographical, organizing the book in this way presents a logical plotting device and allows readers...
January 16, 2013
This biography is fascinating; it was exciting to discover the creative genius that Lee McQueen became in the world of fashion. His designs were bold and promoted his vision of the powerful woman. Each of his shows are described here; along with the historical and film inspired themes that drove...
November 02, 2013
What an amazing book. Very well written. Went through every aspect of Alexander McQueen's life and fashion shows. He was an amazing designer with an enticing imagination. He had achieved what others have not. He was fueled with nature, water, birds and death. Will be using this book to write my f...
July 04, 2013
Alexander McQueen: Master of the Fantastic By Judith Watts I won this book through Goodreads. Alexander McQueen was a fashion designer. He strived to make women look strong.His clothes sought truth,they were shocking, sexie, inspiried by art and films,agressive, exageration of the body. His mothe...
July 19, 2013
Although there are few problems with the editing throughout, and the tone is rather academic and a little cold at times, I thoroughly recommend this volume to anyone who's a McQueen enthusiast. This will give a lot of details about his career and inspirations. McQueen is one of those individuals...