Fashion Legend Alexander McQueen’s $10 Million London Home Hits the Market
Take a peek at these never-before-seen photos of the late designer’s pad.
After a 16-month refurbishment and interior design overhaul by Paul Davies London, the Mayfair home belonging to the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen is now yours for the taking—for a cool £8.5 million ($10 million).
The penthouse’s renovation was conceived as an homage to McQueen. There is a “fashion catwalk” lined with mirrors and photos of the designer’s fashion shows, and one wall in the dining room boasts a gallery of oversized portraits of McQueen; photos of his muses, Isabella Blow and Annabelle Neilson; as well as images of the designer’s iconic clothing.
References to his skull motifs are incorporated into wall mirrors, and the color schemes—black, cream, and silver—remain true to his trademark designs.
Located at 17 Dunraven Street in Mayfair—a hotbed and highly sought-after area for blue-chip galleries—the townhouse was originally built in 1897, and was the home to various residents such as His Highness Alexander Mountbatten and author PG Woodhouse, until it was converted into apartments in 1945.
McQueen began to feather his nest there in April 2009, a year before his untimely death in 2010, when he was just 40 years old.
The flat’s redevelopment was a project that McQueen became deeply invested in, according to a 2010 interview with Harper’s Bazaar. However, following his death, the property was neglected until design house Paul Davies intervened.
“Providing a homage to Alexander McQueen, this luxurious penthouse delivers the very best in contemporary Mayfair living,” Paul Davies said in a statement.
Harvey Cyzer, partner at estate agents Knight Frank, further elaborated: “This stunning penthouse has been painstakingly refurbished and has all the glamour you associate with one of the world’s most iconic fashion designers: Alexander McQueen,” he said.
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