Alexander McQueen label will survive, say French owners
Alexander McQueen’s fashion label will live on despite the designer’s apparent suicide last week, it was announced yesterday.
The decision to maintain the legacy of one of the most high-profile British designers will come as a huge boost to London Fashion Week which starts tomorrow.
PPR, the French luxury group with a controlling stake in the designer’s companies, said that it planned to build on the McQueen brand. François-Henri Pinault, its president, said: “The Alexander McQueen trademark will live on. This would be the best tribute that we could offer to him.”
Mr Pinault said that the decision to maintain the label was taken quickly after McQueen’s death and voiced confidence that the fashion house continues to hold “very important potential”. read the rest here..