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Heritage of the Skull

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The late Alexander McQueen first used the image of a skull on a printed scarf in his S/S 03 women’s collection. Since its first debut on the runway, it has become an iconic image representing the designer’s romantic aesthetic, and undoubtedly one of the most influential fashion icons of the 21st Century. Now as a perennial part of the collection each season, the image of the skull shows up on more than just the colorful chiffon scarves. Aviator sunglasses, peep-toe booties, clutches,  jewelry and even bags are given a subtle dark reference with use of the skull.

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