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Alexander McQueen to Skip the Runway for Fall

Sarah Burton is expecting twins and will be on maternity leave in her hometown of London during Paris Fashion Week.

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THE MCQUEEN MUM: Sarah Burton and Kate Middleton have more in common than fashion this season. Burton is also expecting — twins — and will be on maternity leave in her hometown of London during Paris Fashion Week. But the show must go on — kind of. Instead of a theatrical runway show, the house will host a small presentation to show Burton’s fall collection to about 100 editors on March 5 at 4:30 p.m. with buyer appointments in the evening. A public relations representative for McQueen noted that it will reclaim its usual time slot — Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. — for spring 2014.

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