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McQueen Archive Snafus

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On her blog, On the Runway, NY Times' fashion critic Cathy Horyn makes this point about the upcoming Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Met's Costume Institute:"Finding examples of his early work will be a detective hunt for the Met’s costume curators, as Mr. McQueen generally sold dresses to friends or individual patrons to pay bills, and there may not be a solid photographic record of those collections. Still, it would be interesting to see as much of the early work as possible alongside his later designs. The exhibition will also have pieces from Mr. McQueen’s time at Givenchy. [On the Runway]