RIP :: Alexander McQueen

Today is a sad, sad day for the fashion industry. British fashion designer Alexander McQueen has committed suicide earlier this morning.

Official Statement from the McQueen family:
On behalf of Lee McQueen’s family, Alexander McQueen today announces the tragic news that Lee McQueen, the founder and designer of the Alexander McQueen brand has been found dead at his home. At this stage it is inappropriate to comment on this tragic news beyond saying that we are devastated and are sharing a sense of shock and grief with Lee’s family.

Lee’s family has asked for privacy in order to come to terms with this terrible news and we hope the media will respect this.

This brilliant visionary will truly be missed...