Long Live McQueen: Who Will Milk Alexander’s Fashion Label?

Low-rise jeans seem hardly revolutionary now, but when McQueen first unveiled his trademark “Bumsters” in his 1996 ‘Dante’ show, fashionistas were positively scandalized by their defiantly-low, pube and crack-revealing waistlines.

His signature low-rise pant established a sexy trend that carries on to this day. A friend of McQueen said, “It wasn’t about it being frivolous, it was about being different.”