In sad news, one of the fashion world’s favorite and top designers Alexander McQueen committed suicide. It’s shocking news as Fashion Week kicks off today and McQueen is indeed a celebrity favorite and a fashion world favorite.
The fashion editor who discovered him, and who became his close friend, committed suicide as well back in 2007. And his mother just died a few days ago. Such sad news and for such a talented person who quickly became a British fashion icon and an American favorite as well.
According to reports:
McQueen was found at his luxury flat in Green Park, central London. It is believed he hanged himself.
A source at McQueen’s office this afternoon confirmed his death, saying: ‘It is a tragic loss. We are not making a comment at this time out of respect for the McQueen family.’
His death comes just days before the start of London Fashion Week and weeks before he was due to unveil his new collection at Paris Fashion Week on March 9.