Vivienne Westwood A Life in Fashion Exhibition
Organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A), the Vivienne Westwood A Life In Fashion Exhibition world tour, which debuted at the V&A in 2004, has arrived in Hong Kong. This major exhibition showcased more than 140 designs and 70 objects from the collection encompassing Vivienne Westwood’s works from the 1970s to the 21st century. It celebrates the extraordinary range of styles that made Westwood the doyenne of all that is provocative and influential not only in the fashion world but also in wider popular culture. The exhibition took place from 1st December 2008 to 31st January 2009 at the new ArtisTree at Island East.
Vivienne Westwood attended the opening ceremony after her last visit to Hong Kong two years ago. Celebrities Joey Yung, Wyman Wong, local music group at17, Chet Lam, Louis Cheung, Kam Kwok Leung, Jacqueline Chong, Stephen Chan as well as renowned local design guru Alan Chan and famous writer Eunice Lam joined the star-studded celebrations at ArtisTree wearing classic Vivienne Westwood pieces.