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Fans Pay Tribute to Alexander McQueen Outside MePa Store

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An impromptu shrine has sprung up outside Alexander McQueen's closed 14th Street store in response to the shocking news of the designer's death this morning. French Vogue just Twittered two photos of the memorial, which currently consists mostly of flowers and small notes from fans. The store is just around the corner from Milk's back entrance, meaning that some of the designer's biggest fans—people who've made fashion their livelihoods—will wind up walking past it on their way home from shows. Expect many more photos as the memorial develops.

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· French Vogue [Twitter]