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Grieving | Manolo for the Big Girl


My friends, Francesca has been beside herself over the death of Alexander McQueen.

May his soul rest in peace.

7 Responses to “Grieving”

  1. Diana February 15, 2010 at 3:30 pm #

    My heart goes out to McQueen’s surviving loved ones. I hope he gets the healing and respite in death he so desperately needed in life.

  2. Thombeau February 15, 2010 at 4:26 pm #

    It’s all so very sad…

  3. Tatiana February 15, 2010 at 5:10 pm #

    “Beside herself”? OK, fine, he was a genius and people loved his designs, but really, unless she knew the man personally she could maybe tone the griefwhoring down a bit.

    Next up: “took to her bed”.

  4. Harri P. February 15, 2010 at 5:11 pm #

    I’m really sad too. He was so good in “The Towering Inferno.”

  5. Harri P. February 15, 2010 at 5:33 pm #

    “Distress”? Fine, sure, there are always public figures we feel particularly strongly about. “Beside yourself” over a celebrity you never met? Over the top. Save the “beside yourself” for friends and family.

  6. Mimi Stratton February 15, 2010 at 11:15 pm #

    I’m thinking, that Francesca is having a teensy bit of fun with us. Perhaps she’s implying she was so beside herself that she went out and bought 4 pairs of shoes.

  7. dowdydiva February 16, 2010 at 2:00 pm #

    I am sad because one more person who made beautiful things and had interesting ideas left the planet far, far too soon.

    Lovely pictures!