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V&A show to celebrate work of Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty was held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in 2011. Credit: Donna Ward/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

The work of late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen will be showcased at an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum next year.

'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' will take place from 14 March to 19 July 2015.

In 2011 Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty was well received in New York. Credit: Donna Ward/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

The V&A says the show will be the first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe and will highlight McQueen’s 'visionary body of work'.

The exhibition will span McQueen's nearly 20-year career from his 1992 MA graduate collection at Central Saint Martins to his unfinished A/W 2010 collection.

'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' will take place at the V&A next year Credit: Donna Ward/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

Alexander McQueen died in February 2010 at the age of 40.

Kim and Kanye booed on arrival at Paris fashion show

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West provoked the ire of fashion aficionados when they attended a Lanvin show in Paris yesterday.

The couple were loudly booed as they arrived at their front row seats beside the catwalk at the National School of Fine Arts.

Kanye protested, telling photographers at the event: "[designer] Alber asked to see us, it wasn't us. Alber asked to see us. We're not late, we're not late."

Victoria Beckham named 'greatest style icon'

Fashion designer and former Spice girl Victoria Beckham has been named 'greatest style icon' in a survey of 1,000 women for Hello! Fashion Monthly.

Victoria beat off stiff competition from actress Emma Watson who came second and model Kate Moss who was third.

Victoria Beckham named 'greatest style icon'. Credit: Charles Guerin/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

Seven out of the top 10 women in the list are British and include Alexa Chung, Cara Delevingne, her sister Poppy and Rita Ora while American's Olivia Palermo, Jessica Alba and Kim Kardashian also feature as stylish stars.

"It's great to see such a high percentage of British women represented within Hello! Fashion Monthly's new list of the most stylish stars. As a nation, we are really dominating the industry at present.

– Hello! Fashion Monthly's Editor-At-Large, Hilary Alexander

Fashion-forward Kate makes Vanity Fair's Hall of Fame

The Duchess of Cambridge has been honoured in Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed Hall of Fame.

Kate stands alongside style icons such as Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Lupita Nyong'o, and also makes an appearance on the magazine's international best-dressed list for the fifth time.

This bright red Catherine Walker coatdress was deemed to be her 'notable ensemble of 2014'. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Her entry notes the Duchess' love of Stella McCartney, Temperley London and Alexander McQueen, Erdem and Jonathan Saunders.

"A bright red Catherine Walker coatdress on a royal tour of New Zealand in April," was deemed to be Kate's "notable ensemble of 2014."

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