McQueen biography elevates the personal above the sartorial

McQueen biography elevates the personal above the sartorial
One of McQueen’s more outré designs

Biography: Blood Beneath the Skin. By Andrew Wilson . Simon & Schuster, €18.99. Reviewed by Ruth O’Connor.

‘The memorial service was very odd, as I couldn’t reconcile the family with the fashion crowd. I kept looking at their shoes ‒ the family had very normal high street shoes ‒ and on the other side were these fantastically expensive, ostentatious shoes.”

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