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Today, I went to see the Alexander McQueen exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum at South Kensington. I was very impressed of McQueen's tailoring and thought it is such an important base for fashion design. I could tell his pattern-making was a result of a lot of experience and practice since it looked so delicate yet accurate. So, i was inspired to practice pattern-making. I feel that especially in menswear, tailoring is very important, even more than designing womenswear. Also, McQueen showed unprecedented ideas such as how his shows looked as if it was a performance (far more than just simply a fashion show where the models just walk and show off the clothes). After the exhibition, I thought how much his unfortunate death at a young age was a big loss in creativity compared to supposing he was still alive. i really enjoyed the exhibition overall, it was a very inspirational time!

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