"We are devastated to learn of the death of Alexander McQueen, one of the greatest talents of his generation. He brought a uniquely British sense of daring and aesthetic fearlessness to the global stage of fashion. In such a short career, Alexander McQueen's influence was astonishing - from street style, to music culture and the world's museums. His passing marks an insurmountable loss." - Anna Wintour
“He was a young genius who crossed between Couture and Punk Rock with reverence. He will be missed by all.” —Tommy Hilfiger, Designer
His work was always known to be extraordinary and avant-garde.
Alexander McQueen personally worked on Bjork's album cover Homogenic and even worked as director in one of her music videos.
The Pumps that got the world abuzz: Alexander McQueen's 10-inch-tall Stilletos shocked the soles off Paris Fashion Week in 2009
His fashion shows were always an eclectic mix of technology and performance art.