Few designers commanded the same level of respect from peers, fans and fashionistas as did British designer Alexander McQueen. Known for the raw emotional power of his provocative fashion shows, as well as his incredible natural talent for bespoke British tailoring, McQueen’s clients included world leaders such as Mikhail Gorbachev and Prince Charles.
We introduce our favourite pieces from this amazing designer, who died tragically in February 2010 at the age of 40.
Alexander McQueen himself - Elizabeth Galloway
Two stunning red-and-black pieces from his Fall 2009 collection
Alexander McQueen - Elizabeth Galloway

Fantasy-inspired piece from his Spring 2008 collection

Three more pieces from his Spring 2008 collection

A jaw-dropping piece from his Spring 2010 collection, one of the last he did before his untimely death.