Born in Derbyshire in 1941 Vivienne Swire became Vivienne Westwood when she met her first husband Derek Westwood in 1962 got married to him.
She shot to fame in the 1970s when with rock star Malcolm McLaren, she opened a shop in London that became the focus of the punk rock movement. Over the imntervening years Vivienne Westwood has gone on to become one of the most original and influential designers of our time. Her Logo, a royal ORB with a cross on the top, is most befitting for the Queen of British fashion.
The Spring/Summer 2011 collection is typical Westwood, with its variety of high collared shirts and polos, signature twisted fit trousers and trench coats, plus a variety of tailoring pieces and accessories all delivered in that inimitable Westwood aesthetic.
If you wish to immerse yourself even further in these latest offerings from Vivienne Westwood you can experience the full effect of this superb new Spring/Summer 11 range at either My-Wardrobe or Triads.
As Vivienne Westwood herself once said “Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.”
We couldn’t have said it any better ourselves!