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A Huge Loss To Fashion, Art & Undoubtedly Friends. Alexander McQueen Takes His Own Life.

Just breaking this morning, was the very sad news that incredibly talented 40 year old fashion designer Alexander McQueen was found dead at his London home. Early news reports say the designer took his own life in an apparent suicide. In 2007, one of his dearest friends and mentors, style icon, Isabella Blow, took her own life, impacting him greatly. And his mother just recently passed away on February 2.

If you are not familiar with this incredibly talented London designer, be sure to check out the links below. You'll quickly see what the world will now be deprived of.

See his collections on NY Mag here

See his collections on Style.com here

And see a post I wrote on his amazing knuckle duster clutch bags, one of which is shown above, here

Alexander McQueen

Here you can see his several photos (his life in pictures) from the BBC News

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