About Vivienne Westwood

Bold yet elegant, innovative yet traditional, Vivienne Westwood is the British Queen of Fashion. Her flamboyant and distinct style like her unmistakable planet logo has successfully brought British fashion to the world’s limelight, challenging the realms of high fashion. Recognized as one of the world’s most influential fashion designers, Westwood’s designs are an eclectic mix of individuality, classic elegance and rock music. Each piece displays a unique sense of personality. Despite having no formal training in fashion design, Westwood opened her first boutique on King’s Road in London in 1971 merging punk into her distinct street rebel style. In the autumn of 1981, Westwood held her very first Pirate Collection fashion show. It created a sensation in the British fashion industry paving her way towards building a fashion empire. During the 90s, Westwood became British designer of the year and received an O.B.E. She continued to expand her fashion borders, launching a new men’s collection MAN, young fashion line Anglomania, Boudoir perfume etc. In 2006, Westwood was knighted in recognition of her outstanding achievement to the British fashion industry. Today, Westwood has evolved into a funky premium fashion brand that is irreplaceable. The brand’s classic designs from underwear to outwear, cut and slash to dimensional tailoring has enthused designers worldwide and brought inspiration to art and culture around the world. Vivienne Westwood currently manages 4 fashion collections including women’s collections Gold Label, Red Label, Anglomania as well as men’s collection MAN. Furthermore, the brand offers a unique range of accessories including handbags, jewellery, shoes, scarves and ties to complement different stylish outfits of fashion-conscious customers

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  • Vivienne Westwood
  • Vivienne and Malcolm’s first store – Let It Rock
  • AW1981 Pirate Collection
  • AW1987 Harris Tweed Collection
  • Bright Blue Platform Shoes as worn by Naomi Campbell during her famous fall on the catwalk 1993
  • Vivienne’s first store is now called World’s End
  • Vivienne Westwood and Andreas Kronthaler