Avant-garde fashion by Tina Kalivas

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Fashion on Thursday 28 March 2013

Tina Kalivas‘ avant-garde fashion designs are extravagant and daring. Her work seems highly futuristic, drawing influence from the great Alexander McQueen, whom she previously worked for as a seamstress.

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Stunning, colourful dress made from 50,000 Gummy Bears

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By Zolton in New Design on Friday 6 July 2012

Alexander McQueen, eat your (jelly) heart out. For the launch of TWELV Magazine, Hissa Igarashi and Sayuri Marakumi designed a breathtaking dress using only … wait for it … gummy bears. Yum! The dress is modelled on an equally tasty creation by the late, great Alexander McQueen.

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God Save McQueen: a video by Babette Pauthier

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By Edouard Mailaender in Video on Friday 3 June 2011

Alexander McQueen is still alive! Directed by Babette Pauthier, this video is a metaphor of a constant rebirth through butterflies hatching out of their chrysalis.

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Alexander McQueen retrospective at the New York Met

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By Eve Politanoff in New Fashion on Thursday 3 March 2011

A tribute to the late British designer Alexander McQueen will be running at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York between May 4 and July 31.

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Bad Romance: Lissie covers Lady Gaga

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By Lamia Larkin in Video on Friday 30 July 2010

We have all heard our fare share of Lady Gaga covers, but this one tops them all! This cover of Bad Romance is honest, soft, raw, and just awesome. Now, I’m a Gaga fan: anything I can dance to is a win for me. But there is something about Lissie’s gusty voice that makes me […]

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London Calling in Mexico: Morgana

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By Marina Garcia-Vasquez in New Fashion on Tuesday 15 June 2010

British fashion designers Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen are known the world over for their theatrics on the catwalk, but such displays of artistic fashion are unconventional for Mexico. So when designer Mauro Babún unveiled his Morgana Fall 2010 line at DFashion week with all the eerie pomp and circumstance of a McQueen show, the audience gleaned the pasarela melodrama.

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Alexander McQueen trashes the runway

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By Katriane Hill in New Eco on Thursday 26 March 2009

Although Alexander McQueen is not known for his environmentally friendly clothes or timeless looks, this season McQueen stuck to the heartbreaking truth and brought the economic recession literally onto the runway. Taking from past shows, props and structures were strewn about the stage, and each lurid and sinister piece on the models (which held vapid gazes on their faces) heralded back to a silhouette or a piece we’ve seen before.

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