Fashion World Mourn Alexander McQueen

When the news hit the world that fashion designer, Alexander McQueen had died tragically yesterday - the fashion industry stood still. Today, some of the fashion worlds most influential figures, as well as his close friends within the industry are making statements and sending their regards to McQueen. 

Naomi Campbell paid a visit to the Alexander McQueen store in New York as a mark of respect. Her accompanying friend wore an Alexander McQueen scarf as a tribute to the designer.
Naomi Campbell on her way to the New York Alexander McQueen Store

At the same Alexander McQueen store, fans stopped by with flowers and cards all day yesterday and today. Gemma Ward tweeted about the loss of the fashion legend last night saying:
sleep peacefully lee, you will be missed x
 Other members of the fashion industry have also expressed their sadness over the loss of McQueen.

Marc Jacobs:He is such a great guy and such an amazing talent that it is so devastating to know he is gone. I will miss him, and I will certainly miss the beauty that he created, and his vision and his world."

Alexandra Shulman: "McQueen influenced a whole generation of designers. His brilliant imagination knew no bounds as he conjured up collection after collection of extraordinary designs."

Daphne Guinness: "He was the kindest, shiest, funniest person. And when the chips were down, he was there. He wasn’t a flake. You could count on him. I will miss him."

Philip Treacy: "In a world where every man and his dog is a designer, Alexander McQueen was the real deal. His talent was supersonic."

Stella McCartney: "Lee was a fashion genius. I don’t say that lightly, and it is a total shock that I am referring to him in the past tense. He was a real friend. I will miss him as a mate, a peer, and as a true British talent, full of life and energy in everything he ever did.

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