McQueen, for Hive-Minded Princesses Who Rule the Honeycomb Hideout

McQueen's Spring 2013 collection shown in Paris on Tuesday was all about Queen Bees and Wannabes. Apparently designer Sarah Burton had apiology on the mind: Large hats resembled bee-keeping masks; trousers were printed with a honeycomb pattern, dresses were corseted and wasp-waisted; tiny golden bees flitted about on… » 10/04/12 12:40pm 10/04/12 12:40pm

Three Weeks Later, Wrongest Royal Wedding Correspondent Still Mad She…

Yvonne Yorke, the Huffington Post's "award-winning journalist and Royal Contributor" is still steamed that her biggest "scoop" about Kate and William's nuptials — Yorke claimed she knew "undoubtedly" that a designer named Sophie Cranston was making the wedding dress — was just flat-out wrong. » 5/23/11 1:50pm 5/23/11 1:50pm

There Will Be No Haggis At McQueen-Themed Met Ball

Details — including the first review — of tonight's Met Ball are trickling out. We saw Anna Wintour, surrounded by curators and assistants, striding through the Met yesterday afternoon, and minutes later spotted Suzy Menkes lingering near coat check — presumably just after reporting this piece. The late designer Lee… » 5/02/11 12:08pm 5/02/11 12:08pm

People Are Raving About Kate Middleton's McQueen Wedding Dress

The instant critical response to Kate Middleton's very restrained and elegant lace Alexander McQueen wedding dress ranges from positive to outright raving. Put Hilary Alexander at the Telegraph on the over-the-moon end of the spectrum: "Middleton stepped out of the vintage Rolls Royce Phantom VI and into the pages of… » 4/29/11 12:30pm 4/29/11 12:30pm

McQueen Show Includes A Gown Based On Sarah Burton's Wedding Dress

Steven Meisel shot some of the Alexander McQueen pieces that feature in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's upcoming show. Designer Sarah Burton, who succeeded McQueen following his suicide, says of the lace dress above, "This dress was actually based on my wedding dress — I got married two years earlier. We had to… » 4/20/11 11:55am 4/20/11 11:55am