God Save McQueen
Nearly twenty-five years ago I was called into the office of Anna Wintour, my boss during her brief interregnum at *House & Garden* magazine before she ascended to fashion glory as editor-in-excelsis of *Vogue*. “You use too many adjectives,” she told me. “I don’t like adjectives. That’s all.” But I now wonder how one could possibly explain the peculiar and pathological art of Alexander McQueen (whose most powerful promoter has been Wintour) without recourse to many multiple modifiers?
May 24, 2011