As the fashion community mourns the death of Alexander McQueen, who was widely considered to be one of the greatest designers of his generation, his colleagues, friends and celebrity clients shared their feelings about him on Thursday (February 11).
"His work was beautiful and will remain immortal,"
Other fans of the iconic British designer took to Twitter to express their feelings on his passing. Kim Kardashian wrote, "I just found out Alexander McQueen died!!! I'm in shock! So sad! I'm wearing one of his dresses now! He was such a talented designer."
Tyra Banks and "America's Next Top Model" star Jay Manuel noted that his presence in the fashion community will not be easily replaced. Banks wrote, "RIP Alexander McQueen. So so sad. Such a huge loss. He was one of my favorite designers. He will be missed."
Manuel added, "I'm just stunned and devastated at the huge loss the fashion industry took today. Alexander McQueen was a genius!! RIP."
Celebrity stylist and Bravo star Rachel Zoe wrote, "I can't describe the tragic loss of such a brilliant man and designer Alexander McQueen. R.I.P. xo-RZ"