The new trailer for McQueen, the long-awaited documentary about , has arrived, and it's simply stunning. Due for release in the US on July 20, 2018, the movie is directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui,and promises to explore every aspect of the influential designer's life.
From interviews with the designer himself, to personal insights into McQueen's upbringing and artistic influences, the movie's latest trailer hints at the demons the artist struggled with. The film also promises to shed light on what many call the "genius" of , and the immense impact he had upon the fashion world.
The trailer begins with a voice saying, "No one discovered Alexander McQueen. Alexander McQueen discovered himself." This is followed by footage of McQueen himself revealing, "I wasn't very good at school. I was always drawing clothes."
As for the effect he wanted his to have on the audience, the designer revealed that he aimed to have a visceral impact on his audience. He said, "I want you to feel repulsed or exhilarated." This behind-the-scenes footage, and the plethora of personal interviews with the designer himself, will give fans a unique look at the man responsible for some of fashion's most unforgettable moments.
on February 11, 2010, at the age of 40, due to suicide.
Incredibly accomplished throughout his career, he was the chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001. He then went on to found the , which is still beloved by celebrities and members of the general public alike.