McQueen’s Last Work

The 16 looks in deceased designer Alexander McQueen’s final collection were shown today at a private presentation in Paris.

According to Women’s Wear Daily:

With a haunting soundtrack of operatic music, the presentation was solemn, funereal and even a little spooky – and the references to angels, broken skulls and religious themes eerily prescient. Tears were welling in the eyes of some spectators as the finale dress entered: a grand coat of gold feathers that ended in a froth of embroidered tulle.

PPR, McQueen’s parent company, has said that the brand will continue; a new designer has yet to be chosen.