History in the Making: Alexander McQueen’s Iconic Skull Scarf
Alexander McQueen’s iconic silk skull-print scarf (you know, the one featured in every major magazine) has been oh-so-coveted since the day it debuted. Here, discover how the celebrated accessory – and its label – came to be such an It-crowd staple.
1992: British designer Lee Alexander McQueen graduates from the prestigious MA course at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London.
1993: He presents his first collection, Taxi Driver, under his namesake label Alexander McQueen on a clothing rack at The Ritz London.
2003: Ten years after making his debut, Lee introduces the iconic skull-print scarf in his Spring/Summer 2003 Collection.
Today: Available in over 60 color combinations, the original skull scarf has solidified itself as a fashion-fanatic must-have – adding a little edge to outfits everywhere.
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By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer
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