“ I think there is beauty in everything. What 'normal' people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it. People find my things sometimes aggressive. But I don’t see it as aggressive. I see it as romantic, dealing with a dark side of personality
” said Alexander McQueen”
If I am not attracted to something, it must be too “savage” such as aggressive art, wild fashion or ignorant people. The main reason is I don't see anything fancy about it, I do not expect beauty in savage life, but Natalie Shau and Alexander McQueen has completely changed my thought.
McQueen show the beauty of imperfection through his garments which always has a wow-factor and shock his audience including myself. However, Shau creates surrealistic strange creatures who is aggressive and lives in the dark abandoned place, but her creature still looks more glamorously beautiful than those models on Vogue magazine cover. What attracted me the most is the way they both dress up their lady with surrealistic garment and iconic headpiece. They share similar style and represent it through their own unusual form of art. Whenever I am admiring their masterpiece,There is always more than one adjectives that could impeccably describe it pops up in my head ; darkness, heart broken ironic. Sometimes Their art could be fragile and powerful or ugly and beautiful at the same time and I hardly see any artist that could depict two opposite subject in one piece . I am going to explore