Top 36 Alexander McQueen Quotes (FASHION)

Top 10 Most Famous Alexander McQueen Quotes (BEST)

The world needs fantasy, not reality. We have enough reality today.Pin
The world needs fantasy, not reality. We have enough reality today.
Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.Pin
Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.
There is no better designer than nature.Pin
There is no better designer than nature.
I want to empower women. I want people to be afraid of the women I dress.Pin
I want to empower women. I want people to be afraid of the women I dress.
Give me time and I'll give you a revolution.Pin
Give me time and I’ll give you a revolution.
People don't want to see clothes, they want to see something that fuels the imagination.Pin
People don’t want to see clothes, they want to see something that fuels the imagination.
Of course I make mistakes. I'm human. If I didn't make mistakes, I'd never learn. You can only go forward by making mistakes.Pin
Of course I make mistakes. I’m human. If I didn’t make mistakes, I’d never learn. You can only go forward by making mistakes.
I think there is beauty in everything. What 'normal' people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.Pin
I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.
It's good to know where you come from. It makes you what you are today. It's DNA, it's in your blood.Pin
It’s good to know where you come from. It makes you what you are today. It’s DNA, it’s in your blood.
You've got to know the rules to break them. That's what I'm here for, to demolish the rules but to keep the tradition.Pin
You’ve got to know the rules to break them. That’s what I’m here for, to demolish the rules but to keep the tradition.

12 Alexander McQueen Quotes on Style and Fashion (BEAUTY)

Style is not about the clothes, it's about the individual.Pin
Style is not about the clothes, it’s about the individual.
Fashion is self-confident and fearless.Pin
Fashion is self-confident and fearless.
I find beauty in the grotesque, like most artists. I have to force people to look at things.Pin
I find beauty in the grotesque, like most artists. I have to force people to look at things.
Youth culture now really looks back and embraces the past, but keeps it contemporary but not sticking to one particular style.Pin
Youth culture now really looks back and embraces the past, but keeps it contemporary but not sticking to one particular style.
For me, what I do is an artistic expression which is channeled through me. Fashion is just the medium.Pin
For me, what I do is an artistic expression which is channeled through me. Fashion is just the medium.
It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules.Pin
It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules.
Menswear is about subtlety. It's about good style and good taste.Pin
Menswear is about subtlety. It’s about good style and good taste.
When a woman gets dressed up to go out at night, she wants to give 50% away, and hold the rest back. If you're an open book, there's no allure.Pin
When a woman gets dressed up to go out at night, she wants to give 50% away, and hold the rest back. If you’re an open book, there’s no allure.
I come from a different era and I design clothes for our era. I think of people I want to dress when I design.Pin
I come from a different era and I design clothes for our era. I think of people I want to dress when I design.
I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern, very now - no one wears head-to-toe designer anymore.Pin
I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern, very now – no one wears head-to-toe designer anymore.
The turnover of fashion is just so quick and so throwaway, and I think that is a big part of the problem. There is no longevity.Pin
The turnover of fashion is just so quick and so throwaway, and I think that is a big part of the problem. There is no longevity.
Beauty can come from the strangest of places, even the most disgusting of places.Pin
Beauty can come from the strangest of places, even the most disgusting of places.

14 Inspirational Alexander McQueen Quotes on Life (SUCCESS)

There comes a time in your life when you focus solely on what you believe is right, regardless of what everybody else is doing.Pin
There comes a time in your life when you focus solely on what you believe is right, regardless of what everybody else is doing.
I came to terms with not fitting in a long time ago. I never really fitted in. I don't want to fit in. And now people are buying into that.Pin
I came to terms with not fitting in a long time ago. I never really fitted in. I don’t want to fit in. And now people are buying into that.
I'm not interested in being liked.Pin
I’m not interested in being liked.
I oscillate between life and death, happiness and sadness, good and evil.Pin
I oscillate between life and death, happiness and sadness, good and evil.
I never look at other people's work. My mind has to be completely focused on my own illusions.Pin
I never look at other people’s work. My mind has to be completely focused on my own illusions.
I use things that people want to hide in their heads. War, religion, sex; things we all think about, but don’t bring to the forefront. But I do and I force them to watch it.Pin
I use things that people want to hide in their heads. War, religion, sex; things we all think about, but don’t bring to the forefront. But I do and I force them to watch it.
There is something sinister, something quite biographical about what I do - but that part is for me.Pin
There is something sinister, something quite biographical about what I do – but that part is for me.
If you're lucky enough to use something you see in a dream, it is purely original. It's not in the world - it's in your head. I think that is amazing.Pin
If you’re lucky enough to use something you see in a dream, it is purely original. It’s not in the world – it’s in your head. I think that is amazing.
For a long time I was looking for my perfect equilibrium, my mojo. And now I think I'm getting there: I've found my customer, my silhouette, my cut.Pin
For a long time I was looking for my perfect equilibrium, my mojo. And now I think I’m getting there: I’ve found my customer, my silhouette, my cut.
Rap music's been around for too long now to be inspirational. The words are, but the music isn't.Pin
Rap music‘s been around for too long now to be inspirational. The words are, but the music isn’t.
It is important to look at death because it is a part of life. It is a sad thing, melancholy but romantic at the same time.Pin
It is important to look at death because it is a part of life. It is a sad thing, melancholy but romantic at the same time.
There is a hidden agenda in the fragility of romance.Pin
There is a hidden agenda in the fragility of romance.
I'm mad in the front of my mind, but business-minded in the back.Pin
I’m mad in the front of my mind, but business-minded in the back.
When I'm dead and gone, people will know that the twenty-first century was started by Alexander McQueen.Pin
When I’m dead and gone, people will know that the twenty-first century was started by Alexander McQueen.
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