While Alexander McQueen has long been known as fashion’s enfant terrible, it is John Galliano who perhaps deserved the title first. Born in Gibraltar before moving to London at the age of six, Galliano (real name Juan Carlos Antonio Galliano-Guillén) metamorphosed a childhood of flamboyant mom-approved dressing and subsequent bullying into a career that has had more ups and downs than the lives of many designers put together.

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