Fashion world pays tribute to McQueen

11 February 2010

As we mourn the news of Alexander McQueen's death, tributes have been flooding in from fellow fashion designers, style icons and industry insiders via spokespeople, statements and Twitter. 

Kate Moss's spokesperson: “Kate is shocked and devastated at the tragic loss of her dear friend Lee McQueen. Her thoughts are with his family at this sad time.”

Matthew Williamson: “I am shocked and deeply saddened by McQueen’s death. He was a genius and his talent was second to none. Like many others, I always cited him as a hugely inspirational leader of world fashion. He will be greatly missed.”

Dolce & Gabbana: 'He leaves the fashion world with an unfillable void.'

Vivienne Westwood's spokesperson: "She was incredibly sorry to hear the news."

Victoria Beckham: "Today, the fashion industry has lost a true great. An icon of all time. He made all he touched beautiful and will be desperately missed. My heart is very much with his family and friends at this very sad time."

Pearl Lowe: “So upset to hear about Lee McQueen. He was one of the most sweetest, generous and talented men that I have ever met, god rest his soul!”

Rachel Zoe: "I cant describe the tragic loss of such a brilliant man and designer Alexander McQueen..R.I.P xo RZ

Dita Von Teese: "Rest in peace, Mr. McQueen."

Kelly Osbourne: "i am so so sad to hear the news of Lee (Alexander) McQueen! i really just dont know what say im really in shock…”

Tyra Banks: “RIP Alexander McQueen. so so sad. such a huge loss. He was one of my favorite designers. He will be missed.”

Cheryl Cole: "My heart goes out to Alexander's family and friends at this unbelievably sad and tragic time. Fashion has lost one of it's most talented and inspirational figures."


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