We had to take a step back and do a thorough check with this news. A true pioneer coming from humble means, Alexander MCQueen was a true genius. With a keen eye for avant-garde designs he was well on his way to becoming an iconic legend. The fashion community is in shock with the sudden suicide of controversial British designer Alexander McQueen found dead by what is reported to be a hanging this morning 10:20 (GMT), just days after his mothers passing. Company spokeswoman Samantha Garrett said that she has no additional information in regards to circumstance. Authorities responded to an ambulance call to an address located on Green Street, in central London. The designers secondary line McQ, was to be presented today from 3pm to 5pm at Milk Studios to kick start the festivities as part of New York Fashion Week. KCD, the PR agency managing the show, has reported the presentation is now canceled. We’ve posted a few of our most favorite looks from his most recent collections. What are some of your favorite and most memorable McQueen styles?

STATEMENT OF BEHALF OF ALEXANDER MCQUEEN:
ON BEHALF OF LEE MCQUEEN’S FAMILY, ALEXANDER MCQUEEN TODAY ANNOUNCES THE TRAGIC NEWS THAT LEE MCQUEEN, THE FOUNDER AND DESIGNER OF THE ALEXANDER MCQUEEN BRAND HAS BEEN FOUND DEAD AT HIS HOME. AT THIS STAGE IT IS INAPPROPRIATE TO COMMENT ON THIS TRAGIC NEWS BEYOND SAYING THAT WE ARE DEVASTATED AND ARE SHARING A SENSE OF SHOCK AND GRIEF WITH LEE’S FAMILY.

LEE’S FAMILY HAS ASKED FOR PRIVACY IN ORDER TO COME TO TERMS WITH THIS TERRIBLE NEWS AND WE HOPE THE MEDIA WILL RESPECT THIS.