Originals and Knockoffs
In 1992, he came into various controversies for his style in shocking the world of fashion, such as when he designed the “bumsters” and the collection he called as the “Highland Rape.” He also became the head of Givenchy in 1996 despite his name being in headlines. Although he was toned down in designer behavior, he still showed a little rebellion. In 1998, his fashion show employed car-robots spraying paint on white cotton dresses and a disabled model with wooden legs. McQueen became one of the youngest designers to receive the “British Designer of the Year” award when he did so in 1996, 1997, and 2001. He was also a recipient of the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.