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Prince George stayed in the warm as the Royal Family attended their traditional Christmas Day church service.

McQueen's legacy is in capable hands

Immaculately constructed romantic creations recall the late designer's softer side

A man with 'dreams and demons': Fashion Week stops for Alexander McQueen

Susannah Frankel reports from the service of commemoration for the late designer

Stars pay tribute to 'genius' Alexander McQueen at memorial service

British designer Alexander McQueen spent his career "harnessing his dreams and demons", fashion's elite were told at his memorial service today.

Cadbury's, their Kate Moss hologram – and a lawsuit from beyond the grave

The Alexander McQueen Company was last night considering legal action after the confectioners Cadbury released a Flake advertisement featuring a floating female figure which allegedly resembles the late designer's famous 1996 hologram of Kate Moss.

The unseen power behind Alexander McQueen's throne inherits his empire

Since Alexander McQueen's death on 11 February this year, speculation has been rife as to who would have the requisite talent and insight to continue the designer's legacy – or even if the company would survive his loss.

McQueen killed himself out of grief for mother

Alexander McQueen, one of the greatest fashion designers of his generation, killed himself while he was half out of his mind with grief on the eve of his mother's funeral, an inquest established yesterday.

'Depressed' designer Alexander McQueen hanged himself

Fashion designer Alexander McQueen hanged himself after taking a cocktail of cocaine, sleeping pills and tranquillisers, an inquest heard today.

Ready to Wear: McQueen’s aim was to make clothing that was anything but throwaway

Fashion has lost its greatest showman, a man who not only art directed the most memorable fashion experiences of the past 15 years and tirelessly pushed at the boundaries of technical innovation, but who was also a couturier in the traditional sense, always demonstrating a respect for handcraftsmanship and the art of dressmaking that was unrivalled.

Alexander the great's show must go on

The smoky aroma of Diptyque Feu de Bois filled the air as guests filed into an elegant townhouse in the 8th Arrondissement yesterday to view the collection that Alexander McQueen started but never lived to complete.

McQueen collection wins design award

Alexander McQueen has posthumously won a top design award for his spring and summer 2010 fashion collection.

Sarah Sands: To die for – the etiquette of funeral fashion

Black is always in style, above all in the cemetery

Errors & Omissions: Those rampaging nouns have been on the loose again

The 1960 science-fiction novel A Canticle for Leibowitz concerns a community of Latin-speaking monks surviving in an America devastated by nuclear war.

London Fashion Week to be streamed live

For those not fortunate enough to be attending London Fashion Week in person, all the key shows will be available to watch live on the official website, and next week, on www.independent.co.uk.

Fashion world pays tribute to Alexander McQueen

Heartfelt tributes were paid to the lasting legacy of designer Alexander McQueen as London Fashion Week officially opened in the capital today.

Alexander McQueen's fashion label to continue despite designer's death

Alexander McQueen's label will live on despite the death of the designer, his parent company said today.

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