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McQueenWe loved the release of the short docu-film about designer Vivienne Westwood earlier this year (Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist – 2018), which is well worth tracking down if you’ve not yet seen it. This week we mourn the loss of talented accessories designer Kate Spade. Who after suffering mental health issues committed suicide in her New York home. The pressure on successful creatives can seem intolerable, it’s an intense lifestyle and lonely often. This weekend we’ll hear of a new release, ‘McQueen’. A documentary by Ian Bonhote and Peter Ettedgui, providing an intimate view of Alexander (Lee to his friends) McQueen’s world – tortured and beautiful. We expect it to be intriguing, and if its anything like the hugely-lauded Savage Beauty exhibition at the V&A, revealingly poignant…
McQueen is out in cinemas from today, 8 June. 

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