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

McQueen’s “Manta” dresses (presented in his 2010 Spring/Summer collection) became hugely popular among actors such as Naomi Campbell, Selma Hayek, and Kate Moss, and high-society embellishing red carpets worldwide. Inspired by a scuba diving trip he took in the Maldives, his “digitally-enhanced, mirror-image-style prints, resemble giant manta rays, sea-serpents and other strange or imagined denizens of the deep.” He had a fascination with Darwin’s theory of evolution as well as psychology which played into his bizarre and brilliant designs.