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Alexander McQueen smashed fashion’s disability taboo in just one step

“When I used Aimee [Mullins] for [this collection], I made a point of not putting her in . . . sprinting legs [prostheses for running]. . . . We did try them on but I thought no, that’s not the point of this exercise. The point is that she was to mould in with the rest of the girls” Alexander McQueen said in ID, July 2000. Once again fashion’s revolutionary enfant terrible was breaking new ground. Read more

Inside the Met’s inaugural All Hallows’ Eve benefit

The Met’s inaugural All Hallows’ Eve benefit dress code read “mystical costume attire”, therefore the A-listers and fashion powers of NYC gathered -“en masse and en masque” according to Vogue. Read more

Watch André Leon Talley’s Met Gala star-studded interviews

“The Met Gala wrapped up on Monday, but we’re still thinking about fashion’s biggest night of the year” says Vogue of the event that conquered the headlines thanks to Anna Wintour’s on-going struggle to fuse fashion with art.

Thankfully for those who want to live the event in all it’s star-studded glory there is a slice of glossy IQ in Vogue’s exclusive video interviews from inside the event with Vogue Contributing Editor André Leon Talley.

“It has become tradition that before the evening’s guests make their way up the stairs of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, they first have to stop and chat with our intrepid reporter, who, for the record, has been a Met Ball regular since 1974” therefore enter the void of celebrity and fashion with Talley’s questions.

Watch Anna Wintour, Katie Holmes, Zac Posen, Rihanna,  Anna Cleveland and more on what Met Gala’s avant-garde fest is about. Needless to mention that every one crowned Rihanna as the Queen of the Red Carpet once again.