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V&A Magazine Spring 2015, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Inside the Spring 2015 issue

  • Suzy Menkes addresses the life and passions of Alexander McQueen – and the worlds he inhabited.
  • James Sherwood assesses the role of Savile Row tailoring in Alexander McQueen’s career.
  • Anj Smith provides a statement about the portrait of Alexander McQueen that she created for V&A Magazine.
  • Giorgio Riello and Peter McNeil look at progressive interpretations of modern luxury.
  • Edwin Heathcote considers questions about the modern civic role of the museum, and what that entails.

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