London: The late fashion designer Alexander McQueen left most of his considerable fortune to charities but also left money to his siblings, household staff and for the upkeep of his dogs, according to documents made public Tuesday.
McQueen, one of the brightest stars in British fashion, committed suicide last year just days after his mother's death.
The documents show that McQueen, who was 40, left an estate worth just over 16 million pounds ($26 million).
He left 250,000 pounds each to his three sisters and two brothers, and 50,000 pounds each to his two-person household staff, his godson, and each of his nieces and nephews....more
01:26 PM, Jul 27, 2011
London: Royal bride Kate Middleton's wedding dress was designed by Alexander McQueen's Sarah Burton, ending months of fevered speculation in the fashion world over who would create one of the most talked-about outfits of the decade. The dress featured a hand-made lace applique over an ivory-colored bodice and skirt, made of silk and satin. The identity of the designer and details of the dress were kept a closely guarded secret...
04:09 PM, Apr 29, 2011