Alexander McQueen has been found dead after committing suicide.
The 40-year-old fashion designer was famous for his dramatic catwalk shows, the legendary skull scarf, graphic prints and his celebrity patrons. A source at the designer’s office confirmed the sad news, saying: “It is a tragic loss. We are not making a comment at this time out of respect for the McQueen family.”
Alexander McQueen was born in the East End and trained at Savile Row. He has received several honours including a CBE and CFDA International Designer of the Year.