David Bowie with a McQueen coat
In the mid-90s, Britpop ruled music. But while most were looking back with laddish vigour to the Kinks, Stones or Beatles, the best British designer of his generation was saluting a more difficult idol. David Bowie, whose archvie is now subject of a landmark exhibition at London’s V&A, was returning with a series of typically prophetic, violent and glamourous albums – dressed, of course, in Lee Alexander McQueen’s designs.
For the 26th issue of Dazed & Confused, the two titans of British youth culture interviewed each other, accompanied by a special photoshoot styled by Katy england and shot by Karena Perronet-Miller of his clothes. More on Dazed & Confused