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By Andrea Petrou on February 12th, 2010
Tributes for Alexander McQueen have been flooding in from every corner of the celebrity and fashion worlds with many using Twitter to put their thoughts into the public domain.
Peaches Geldof was among the first celebrities to pay tribute on the micro-site, posting a quote from TS Eliot. On her page, she wrote: “RIP Alexander McQueen.”Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”- T.S. Eliot”
And Tyra Banks tweeted, “RIP Alexander McQueen. so so sad. such a huge loss. He was one of my favorite designers. He will be missed.”
Others have released statements to tell the world how much they respected the designer.
Sarah Jessica Parker said: “What is more devastating is that despite all his success thus far creatively, critically and commercially, his greatest achievements lay ahead of him, the future would be whatever he hoped to make of it.
“He was talented well beyond his years and the seriousness and unrivalled talent which he applied to his work is in bountiful display year after year and collection after collection,” she said. “Every single inspired, original, lofty, whimsical, stunning, brilliant and jaw dropping detail was Alexander McQueen.”
Madonna said: “Lee McQueen was a truly unique visionary in the world of fashion. A creator of beauty. What a tragedy.”
To pay our respects we’ve put together a collection of some of his pieces and best moments.
Click on the picture below to begin the gallery.