It has been announced by Robert Polet, the president and chief executive of the Gucci group, that the Alexacnder McQueen label will continue!!
Gucci has owned the Alexander McQueen label since 2000. They have made a statement that a McQueen collection will be shown during Paris Fashion Week in March. Although Gucci did not release any specific plans for the future of the McQueen brand they do plan to continue financing it for the time being.
“There is an outstanding team at Alexander McQueen, a team that has enormous talent and energy and a passion that [Alexander] was extremely proud of, and so am I,” Mr. Polet said in a statement. It was also stated by the chief executive, Francois-Henri Pinault that "This is the best tribute we could offer".
Only time will tell if the Alexander McQueen label survives. I for one sincerely hope so.