Lee McQueen’s Nephew Is Keeping The McQueen Fashion Dream Alive

by MR Magazine Staff

Gary James McQueen was introduced to the world of fashion via his late uncle, Lee, who inspired, mentored and guided him. Gary worked on the men’s ready-to-wear collections from 2005 at Alexander McQueen until Lee’s untimely death in 2010. This week, as Gary James McQueen officially launches his debut collection of made-to-order silk scarves, he finds support amongst industry veterans. Kim Blake, Lee’s first PR has taken a guiding role and Savile Row’s Anderson and Sheppard — home of Lee’s first tailoring position, are in talks as the premier stockist. i-D‘s Caryn Franklin, who regularly interviewed Lee for millions of BBC viewers in the early 90s, spoke to Gary, to get the continuing story of the McQueen fashion family. Read more at i-D.