“The inspiration behind the hair came from Victorian times when prostitutes would sell theirs for kits of hair locks, which were bought by people to give to their lovers. I used it as my signature label with locks of hair in Perspex. In the early collections, it was my own hair.”
Alexander McQueen for Time Out (London), September 24–October 1, 1997 extracted from ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ (the book).
(Source: krisvanschiele, via muton)