David and Victoria Beckham, Salma Hayek and Kate Moss turn out for the gala opening of 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' which celebrates the career of the late British designer Rollo Ross reports.
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) British power couple David and Victoria Beckham led the charge in celebrating the life and career of the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen at the gala opening of an exhibition of his work on Thursday (March 12). Models Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss also turned out for the event and were photographed on the steps of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, where 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' exhibition opened. Milliner Philip Treacy who alongside McQueen was mentored by the fashion journalist Isabella Blow, recalled how the designer was unique. Aside from the fashion royalty and Hollywood actors such as Colin Firth and Salma Hayek, there was also British royalty as Princess Beatrice turned out to the event. Fashion editor Suzy Menkes paid homage to the late designer on the black carpet. Also at the event were British musicians Bobby Gillespie, FKA Twigs and Jarvis Cocker. Actor Rupert Friend turned out with model and athlete Aimee Mullins, who had both her legs amputated at a very young age and was used as a centrepiece of one of McQueen's collections. 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' opens to the public on March 14 and closes on August 2.