“This exhibition will take your breath away.(1)” “..a button-pushing marvel: etheral and gross, graceful and utterly manipulative, and poised on a line where fashion turns into something else.(2)” “One visit doesn’t sufficit.(1)” These are only a few of the accolades the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit held at the New York Metropolition Museum in 2011 received.
Top image: Alexander McQueen Ready to Wear A/W 2009. Pascal Le Segretain/ Alexander McQueen RTW A/W 2009/ Getty Images.
Bird’s Nest Headdress, made with Swarovski Gemstones. Philip Treacy and Shaun Leane for Alexander McQueen A/W 2006.
As the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition became one of the Metropolitan’s top 10 most visited exhibitions one can only imagine the number of people who will visit the exhibition when it comes to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in 2015. But what can one expect?
Alexander McQueen Ready to Wear A/W 1998. Paul Vicente/ AFP/ Alexander McQueen RTW A/W 1998/ Getty Images.
This exhibit is the largest retrospective of the work of Alexander McQueen and shows his visionary body of work. Covering Alexander McQueens career from his 1992 MA graduate collection to his unfinished A/W 2010 collection. The Victoria and Albert Museum announced that ‘McQueen’s designs will be presented with the dramatic staging and sense of spectacle synonymous with his runway shows’.
Alexander McQueen Ready to Wear A/W 2006. Michel Dufour/ Alexander McQueen A/W RTW 2006/ Getty Images.
Don’t miss out on this exhibition and get your tickets before they are sold out. Tickets costs £16 to visit, with concessions available and V&A members going free.
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty runs from 14 March – 2 August 2015 at the Victoria and Albert Museum. In partnership with Swarovski. Supported by American Express.
Victoria and Albert Museum
Daily 10.00 – 17.30
(last ticket sold 16.00, last entry 16.15)
Friday 10.00 – 21.30
(last ticket sold 20.15, last entry 20.30)
Exhibition closes 15 minutes prior to the Museum closing
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL