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Thursday, 1 May 2014

Is 11 months ahead really too soon to book for an exhibition?

Not if it is an opportunity to see the workmanship on this

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and this

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Alexander McQueen's "Savage Beauty" is coming to the V and A in March 2015 and I've booked my ticket.  I used to wonder what all the fuss was about with McQueen, until i went to Liberty's and tried on some of the jackets.  He was a master of his craft and it will be a joy to see the combination of the tailoring and the skills of the atelier staff with whom he worked.

( Images from the Metropolitan Museum site)

4 comments:

  1. Think I'm with you on this one! Just got to try and decide what date I should pick. Who knows what will be happening this time next year! One of my assistants went on to work for McQueen, so I have had a little insight to some of the work. Though the working practices leave a little to be desired!

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  2. Oooo thanks for this. Need to sort out my ticket too!!

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  3. Yes - its far too organised to be booking this far ahead! I can understand why you would. though, looking at the photos! Will look forward to hearing all about it from you.....

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