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!! OMG, bitchy [Mc] Queen!: Ziggy phones Alexander !!


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A couple of weeks back we gave you a preview of the 'David Bowie is...' exhibition at the V&A, featuring Alexander McQueen's shiny Union Jack coat from Bowie's 1997 'Earthling' album cover.

In honor of this, Dazed&Confused dusted off a phone conversation between Bowie and Mcqueen from back in the late 90s whilst Alexander was staying at the country home of friend and muse Isabella Blow.

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being arguably the most influential musician and McQueen respectively the most important fashion designer of our time, this interview is well worth a readypoo as Alexander discusses his disdain for the theatre -it "bores [him] shitless"-, walking around the streets in his sister's bra and getting "the best blowjob ever" from a Parisian aristocrat.

"Bowie: Armani says, 'Fashion is dead'.
McQueen: Oh, so is he... I mean, God... Bowie: Now you sound like Versace... 
McQueen: He's close to dead...the man was a bloody window dresser. What does he know? Bowie: Do you think that what he's really saying is that maybe...
 McQueen: He's lost it..."

What a bitchy [Mc]Queen!



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» posted by Duncan Alexander on Monday, April 8, 2013
comments: 0 | category: Fashionistic |


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