"If she comes past the shop, hopefully she'll just keep walking," the Daily Express quoted McQueen, whose designs are worn by the likes of Victoria Beckham, as saying. "I don't really covet that sort of thing," he added. The new Los Angeles boutique is one of the best of his fashion empire, which includes 20 stores worldwide, and it will certainly be noticed.
The shop has above it an eye-catching, nine-foot-tall metal sculpture of a naked man with his arms outstretched, called as Angel Of The Americas, which was made by British artist Robert Bryce Muir. "It's anatomically correct," grinned 39-year-old McQueen, likening the interior of his store to a cathedral.