Alexander McQueen, born on March 17, 1969, in London, was a pioneering British fashion designer known for his avant-garde aesthetics and innovative contributions to the industry. Leading Givenchy from 1996 to 2001, he later established his label, Alexander McQueen. His creativity, craftsmanship, and theatrical presentations earned him multiple British Designer of the Year awards. McQueen's legacy as a fashion icon endures, influencing the industry with his artistry and boundary-pushing designs.