2.11.2010

RIP


to one of the fashion world's finest, Alexander McQueen

you can read the full article here, and if you aren't familiar with his work you can check all he has to offer on zappos here.

it is thought that McQueen committed suicide over the loss of his mother just a week or two earlier.

Suicide is a very serious and prevelant issue in our generation, if you or one of your friends is thinking about suicide or going through anything PLEASE call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) OR 1-800-TALK (1-800-273-8255

edit 12:04pm
The McQueen Camp has released an official statement regarding the tragedy here.
"ON BEHALF OF LEE MCQUEEN'S FAMILY, ALEXANDER MCQUEEN TODAY ANNOUNCES THE TRAGIC NEWS THAT LEE MCQUEEN, THE FOUNDER AND DESIGNER OF THE ALEXANDER MCQUEEN BRAND HAS BEEN FOUND DEAD AT HIS HOME. AT THIS STAGE IT IS INAPPROPRIATE TO COMMENT ON THIS TRAGIC NEWS BEYOND SAYING THAT WE ARE DEVASTATED AND ARE SHARING A SENSE OF SHOCK AND GRIEF WITH LEE'S FAMILY.

LEE'S FAMILY HAS ASKED FOR PRIVACY IN ORDER TO COME TO TERMS WITH THIS TERRIBLE NEWS AND WE HOPE THE MEDIA WILL RESPECT THIS."

3 comments:

Mista Jaycee said...

Nice post honoring him and pointing out the need to take suicide seriously. God Bless! Jaycee

Kay ♥ said...

Good job diti on this post....


and I am so sad about this smh.

Diti said...

Thank you ladies :)