The designer retains a 40 percent stake in the company he founded in 1982.
After the gala wrapped, the action moved downtown to the Top of the Standard, where the party kept moving until the early hours.
It was only the third time in the last 43 years the paper literally stopped the presses.
Designer discusses the pop-up store’s upcoming tour, which includes stops in London, Los Angeles, Madrid and Milan.
All eyes were on Sarah Burton when she popped into Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagship for a meet-and-greet in the Alexander McQueen shop.