McQueen's Research Library

Alexander McQueen’s personal collection of reference books was intrinsic to his development as a designer. The National Art Library at the V&A holds some of the books that were key to his creativity.

Download the resource below and explore McQueen’s inspirations through the library’s extraordinary collection of books.

Explore the books that inspired McQueen through the Library’s Subject Guide.

You can visit the NAL and explore McQueen's inspirations through the library's extraordinary collection of books. For further information on visiting the National Art Library please follow the link below.

McQueen's Research Library, 2015. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Background image: Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, 2015. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London