Sarah Burton’s smooth succession at Alexander McQueen reminds us that fashion houses are bigger than their designers’ personalities.
By Booth Moore
Los Angeles Times
May 8, 2011
Any doubt that there would be life for the Alexander McQueen brand after the death of its founder should have vanished over the last two weeks. The hoopla surrounding the opening of the “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the revelation that his successor – Sarah Burton – designed Catherine Middleton’s wedding gown, were a one-two punch for a brand that could easily have stumbled after McQueen’s suicide at age 40 in February 2010…
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