31/08/2016
History’s most fash friends.

Words by

Veronica Stanford

There’s a new film in the works and it’s all about Alexander McQueen and his fashion muse, Isabella Blow.

Darkly titled The Ripper, the film will be a drama produced by Maven Pictures and explore the pair’s relationship.

It was the Central Saint Martins MA Grad show where Blow was first introduced to McQueen’s designs. As history tells it, she was so blown away by his Jack the Ripper collection (geddit?) that she bought the whole collection for £5,000. 

After a decade or so of fash friendship, tensions between the duo emerged when McQueen sold his label to Gucci in 2001. 

Details for the film are pretty thin on the ground, so watch this space.

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