Posts tagged "alexander mcqueen"

“TWELV” Magazine Is (220 Pounds Of) Sweet On Alexander McQueen

If you thought Alexander McQueen's exquisite designs were fantastical enough without being constructed entirely out of candy, now is the time to reevaluate: TWELV magazine, whatever that is, will certainly debut with a bang thanks to this saccharine take on McQueen's ethereal winged creation (the original at left). Hissa Igarashi and Sayuri Marakumi used no…
By: Rachel Krause / July 5, 2012

SAG Awards Style Inspiration: Emma Stone’s Embellished Ankle Straps

Emma Stone's Alexander McQueen gown at the SAG awards on Sunday night was the perfect length to show off some seriously fierce shoes: sky-high ankle strap heels with fun ruffle embellishments (also by McQueen). Ankle straps have a bad reputation for making legs look shorter, and yes, they're not exactly the best footwear choice for,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 1, 2012

Video: An Homage To McQueen In “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Premiere?

The fourth season of the wonderful "RuPaul's Drag Race" premiered last night on Logo; the show's thirteen new drag-queen contestants had to survive the "Rupocalypse," the series' first elimination. This Rupocalypse involved a challenging photo session with perennial reality-TV "star" Mike Ruiz, in which the queens had to pose on a spinning platform while being hosed…
By: NYMag.com's The Cut / February 1, 2012

Drowning In McQueen: Designer Sarah Bunton Gives Us A Studio Tour

A lot must fall on the shoulders of designer Sarah Bunton as the new head of Alexander McQueen. Bunton took the reigns at the label after the designer's suicide in 2010, and has done an admirable job in carrying on his legacy; this past April, she was tapped to design Kate Middleton's wedding dress. I…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 30, 2011

Delightful Grotesqueness At Alexander McQueen’s Spring 2012 Collection

Do you celebrate Fashion Week the same way I do? Check out who is sitting front row where and then tune out until the Alexander McQueen show? Thought so! The name McQueen might have found its way into some homes this past spring, when a gal named Kate Middleton wore a design by…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 5, 2011

Kanye West Doesn’t Know What Women Want to Wear

The hype surrounding Kanye West's debut women's fashion line, DW, was on overdrive this past weekend, as the rapper-turned-designer presented his first collection during Paris Fashion Week. Of course it was a star-studded affair, and fashion heavy-hitters like Anna Wintour, Robin Givhan, and Carine Roitfeld were in attendance. Kanye consulted on the collection with…
By: Annika Harris / October 3, 2011

Daphne Guinness Doesn’t Eat

"I'll eat when I'm dead."--Brit designer addict and heiress Daphne Guinness on how she stays thin enough to fit into her couture collection. The 43-year-old subsists on Red Bull and Ensure nutrition shakes and allegedly refused a plate of pasta during a photo shoot because "If I eat, I can't work." Her collection of designer…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 23, 2011

The Frisky’s Top 12 eBay Finds Of The Week

This week's eBay picks include Alexander McQueen, Jeff Koons, and Derek Lam And yes, we just dropped a few names on you! Check out our awesome selections after the jump!
By: Julie Gerstein / May 26, 2011

Lindsey Wixson Is The Face Of Alexander McQueen Spring 2011

Sixteen-year-old, 5'10" supermodel-in-the-making Lindsey Wixson is the star of the Alexander McQueen spring 2011 ad campaign. The teenager appears lost in a sea of butterflies. We like. [The Cut]…
By: Susannah Breslin / January 12, 2011

Fashion Quiz: Designer Purse Or Stingray Egg Case?

One of these items is a $1,000 Alexander McQueen clutch. The other is the egg casing of a thornback stingray. Can you tell which is which? [Zappos; The Shark Lab]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 29, 2010

Runway To Retail: McQueen’s Brass Knuckle Clutch For Cheap

The Alexander McQueen Brass Knuckle Clutch is by far one of the coolest and most unique bags ever. Surprisingly, it is not one that you can find at a lower price by tons of other retailers. However, Too Fast has made a larger striped version that could totally work for someone who likes the style…
By: Carrie Morrissey / November 22, 2010

Bjork Sings “Gloomy Sunday” At Alexander McQueen Memorial

At the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen's memorial service on Monday, Bjork sang a moving rendition of Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday" for the glamorous gathered to mourn at St. Paul's Cathedral in London. For her performance, she wore a pair of "angel wings" created by McQueen, who took his life earlier thi…
By: Susannah Breslin / September 22, 2010

Alexander McQueen Boots Fit For An Angel

We'll have to stick these Alexander McQueen ankle boots in our A Girl Can Dream file for now. Outfitted with gold angel wings embroidered on the sides, equipped with a staggering 5-inch heel, and finished off with heavy metal skull-zipper pulls, these are the perfect peep-toe boots for the women whose personal statement i…
By: Susannah Breslin / August 26, 2010

Yay Or Nay: Alexander McQueen Introduces New Line Of Men’s Underwear

The folks at Alexander McQueen are continuing the deceased designer's legacy. One of the first new things to come out of the fashion house? A line of men's underwear emblazoned with the signature McQueen skull print. (Apparently this collection will also have silk loungewear—classy.) But we wonder ... what would Alexander McQueen have wanted…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 12, 2010

New Alexander McQueen Ring Perfect For The Girl Feeling Bullish

New on the Alexander McQueen website, as part of the pre-fall/winter 2010 collection, this over-the-top-bold ring featuring a silver-tone brass Celtic warrior's skull outfitted with a mohawked helmet, a pair of onyx horns, and twin Swarovski crystal eyes. If you've got a spare $280 lying around, this finger warrior can be your own. Also available…
By: Susannah Breslin / August 4, 2010

Enough With The Alexander McQueen Tribute Products

That fashion designer Alexander McQueen committed suicide earlier this year was tragic enough. That a group of vultures are using his death to line their pockets with cash is plain sickening. It's one thing when a trendsetting and chic magazine like Visionaire pays homage to the designer by devoting an entire issue…
By: Susannah Breslin / July 30, 2010

Only Plastic Surgery Will Give You Designer Shoulders

We here at The Frisky try to take a "free to be you and me" attitude when it comes to body image, but today we are here to tell you that if you are a fashionista who aspires to have designer shoulders -- sharp, tailored, chic (think: McQueen, Balmain, Lanvin) -- you are going to…
By: Susannah Breslin / July 1, 2010

Alexander McQueen Without Alexander McQueen Just Isn’t The Same

Since Alexander McQueen killed himself this past February, Sarah Burton, who served as the designer's right-hand woman for 14 years, has been installed as the fashion house's creative director. Now we've got a first look at what direction Burton may take the label. It's not a full-on reveal, as it's Cruise 2011, but it…
By: Susannah Breslin / June 30, 2010
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