Alexander McQueen Quotes

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Alexander McQueen Quotes

Of course I make mistakes. Im human. If I didnt make mistakes, Id never learn. You can only go forward by making mistakes.
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I don't want to be too proud, but I have a good personal style.

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For people who know McQueen, there is always an underlying message. It's usually only the intellectual ones who understand what's going on in what I do.

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Clothes and jewellery should be startling, individual. When you see a woman in my clothes, you want to know more about them. To me, that is what distinguishes good designers from bad designers.

— Alexander McQueen

Some couture collections have everything including the kitchen sink! Everything gets thrown on to make it look expensive. I find it grotesque when clothes hit you in the face and there's no room for fault. But I don't expect to turn things around all by myself. I'm not a saint.

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I want to empower women.

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The world needs fantasy, not reality. We have enough reality today

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There's beauty in anger, and anger for me is a passion.

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Birds in flight fascinate me. I admire eagles and falcons. I'm inspired by a feather but also its color, its graphics, its weightlessness and its engineering. It's so elaborate. In fact I try and transpose the beauty of a bird to women.

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Style is not about the clothes, it's about the individual

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London's where I was brought up. It's where my heart is and where I get my inspiration,

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My friend George and I were walking on the beach in Norfolk, and there were thousands of [razor-clam] shells. They were so beautiful, I thought I had to do something with them. So, we decided to make [a dress] out of them ... The shells had outlived their usefulness on the beach, so we put them to another use on a dress. Then Erin [O'Conner] came out and trashed the dress, so their usefulness was over once again. Kind of like fashion, really.

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There is no better designer then nature

— Alexander McQueen

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