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Alexander McQueen 'a pivotal figure'


The fashion world is mourning the death of Alexander McQueen, one of the biggest names in British fashion, who was found dead from a suspected suicide at his home in London, yesterday. Mr McQueen was one the fashion's most celebrated and controversial figures, winning British designer of the year four times.

Correspondent Laura Trevelyan reports on the fashion world's reaction to Mr McQueen's death, and Caroline Cox, fashion author and visiting professor at University of the Arts, reflects on Mr McQueen's unique style.


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