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It's already been two and a half months since British designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his London flat, having committed suicide on the even of his mother's funeral. Aside from a brief closure for mourning, his store and brand have continued as owners Gucci Group promised, although no official statements have been made regarding a future head designer.

Back at his only New York store, and one of only five flagships in the world, the Alexander McQueen machine keeps to business as usual, with $600+ leggings in the window and a serpentine dress fit for a Marvel Comics villainess. The entire reptilian theme is part of McQueen's Medusa-meets-Atlantis Spring/Summer 2010 collection, and the detail work that's evident even through the store window is another reminder of the genius now lost.
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Alexander McQueen

417 West 14th Street, New York, NY